Madis Russell

Published 1:16 pm Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Madis Carolyn Martin Russell, 77, a resident of Franklinton, passed away Sunday, Aug. 26, 2018, at St. Tammany Parish Hospital.

She leaves to mourn her passing: two daughters, Glenda Watts of Tucson, Ariz., and Jamella Magee of Franklinton; four sisters, Clementine Simmons, Delores Cooper, Patricia Brooks, all of Illinois, and Bette Walters of Franklinton; one brother, Robert Martin, Jr. of Illinois; 10 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert and Mamie Martin Sr.; one son, Jonathan Flemings; one sister, Roberta Greene; and one great grandson, Corie Mutin.

The visitation will be Friday, Aug. 31, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m., with a family hour from 6 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Crain and Sons Funeral Home in Franklinton.

The funeral will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1, at Winan United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Moses, pastor, and the Rev. Terrence August, officiant. The interment will be in Martin Cemetery.

Crain and Sons Funeral Home of Franklinton is in charge of arrangements. Sign the guestbook online at