Barbara Russell

May 1, 1948 ~ April 22, 2021 (age 72)


Barbara Russell, age 72 passed away Thursday, April 22, 2021. She enjoyed gardening, working outside with her flowers, and plants. She is survived by two sons, Roy Hamm, and Bradley Hamm (Angela); two sisters, Judy Rhodes, and Quay Hartraft; six grandchildren, Brooklynn Hamm, Jacob Hamm, Andrea Hamm, Rebecca Hamm, Anna Grace Hamm, and Hannah Beth Hamm; a host of nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her husbands, Thomas Hamm, and Billy Russell; parents, Hollis Jourdan and Maxine Jourdan Gortney; four brothers, Roy Jourdan, Larry Jourdan, Jerry Jourdan, and Hollis Jourdan Jr.; one sister, Louise Jourdan. Visitation will be Sunday, April 25, 2021 at Ludlam Funeral Home beginning at 6:00 p.m. Funeral service will be Monday, April 26, 2021 at Ludlam Funeral Home Chapel beginning at 5:00 p.m. Officiating will be Bro. Bobby Elliott. Burial will be in New Lebanon Cemetery, Tishomingo, MS. Pallbearers will be Robby Jones, Derek Barnes, John Nunley, Jacob Hamm, Jacob Hughes, and Johnny Wilson. Ludlam Funeral Home in Iuka, MS is entrusted with the arrangements. You may leave online condolences to the family at

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