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Russell Baughman

Russell Baughman, 82, of Laurel, Mississippi, died Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at in Laurel, Mississippi. He was born Friday, July 30, 1937 in Moss, Mississippi.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 29, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel in Laurel, Mississippi. Funeral Services will be held Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11:00 AM at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel and the Burial will follow in Union Line Cemetery. Dr. Richard Clark and Bro. Randy McLeod will officiate. Colonial Chapel Funeral Home of Laurel is in charge of arrangements. (601) 649-3342

Russell was in the propane industry for 33 years. He was a poultry producer for 27 years. He worked at Carquest for 10 years. He was a member of Union Seminary Baptist Church. He loved dirt track racing with his best friend, Paul McWilliams (L88).

He was preceded in death by his parents, J. O. Baughman and Jeanette Baughman, granddaughter, Sarah Grayson Phillips.
Survivors include his wife of 56 years, Minnie Joyce Baughman, daughters, Sherry Phillips, Susan Phillips (Jason), grandchildren, Charlie Phillips (Kristy), Jaylen and Jacy Phillips, great-grandchildren, Kaylynn and Karson Russell Phillips, sisters-in-law, Nell Sumrall (Charlie), Lena Pilgrim, Lynn Mims, brother-in-law, Carl Mims (Velda).

Pallbearers will be Shannon Baughman, Harvey Phillips, Charles Graham, Bruce Pilgrim, Barry Baughman, Billy Sumrall, Charlie Phillips and J.D. Jernigan.

Honorary pallbearers will be Haskell Graham, Dewayne Baughman, Mark Phillips, Barney Baughman, Jo Larry Shelby, Tony Myrick and men of Union Seminary Baptist Church.

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Russell Baughman
July 27, 1937 - August 27, 2019




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