Funeral services for John Meek Russell, 68, of Brownwood will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 8, at Haven of Hope Church, with Pastor Brian Hall officiating. Burial will follow in Ebony Cemetery, under the direction of Netherton Funeral Home and Cremations. Visitation will be from 3-5 p.m. Sunday ,at the funeral home.

He died Thursday, Aug. 4, 2011, at Seton Medical Center in Austin.