Mineva Russum

Published 9:29 am Thursday, March 12, 2020

Funeral services for Mineva Russum will be held Saturday, March 14 at 11 a.m. in St. May’s Episcopal Church with the Rev. Beth Palmer officiating; interment shall follow in the Cedar Hill Cemetery under the direction of W. H. Jefferson Funeral Home in charge.

There will be a visitation held Friday, March 13 from 5-7 p.m. in the funeral home. 

Mineva Russum passed away Sunday, March 8 following a brief illness. She was 84. She had worked as a home health professional. She was a member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church. She had been active in the Tyner Ford Post 213 Women’s Auxiliary.

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She was preceded in death by her parents, Roosevelt and Luella Mae Cooper; her husband, Scott Russum Sr.; and her son, Scott Russum Jr.

She is survived by her son, Johnny Loving of Vicksburg; her daughters, Linda Washington of Vicksburg and Barbara Richardson of Madison; her brother, Roosevelt Cooper of Vicksburg; and her three sisters, Alma Donald of Vicksburg, Jennie Kinnard, and Marion Cooper, both of Clinton;  eight grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.