Pauline Russell, 91, of Muskogee, Oklahoma left this life on Tuesday, April 5th, 2022. She was born on June 20th, 1930, to Daniel Frank Bates and Ottis Seals in Muskogee, Oklahoma. She was a long-time member of Muskogee Seventh-day Adventist. Pauline was blessed with a large and loving family. She loved God and did all things through Christ. She enjoyed cooking and loved fresh veggies and fried okra.
Pauline was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel Frank Bates and Ottis Seals, brothers, Earl and Arthur Bates, and great-granddaughter, Kamryn Wallis.
Pauline is survived by her five sisters, Bonnie and husband Neal Thompson, Charlene Liles, Bessie Felts, Mildred Liddle, and Mary James, all of Muskogee, OK; her son, Robert Dale and wife Maggie Russell of Muskogee, OK; her daughters, Tammie and husband Darrell Dickson of Elkins, AR, and Paula Blankenship of Muskogee, OK; adopted daughter, Raelyne and husband Mitch Dixon of Tulsa; grandchildren, Connie and husband Ruben Litterell, Jamie and husband Kevin Wood, Robert James and wife Renee Russell, Judson and wife Lisa Russell, Karissa and husband Kevin Wallis, Katie Sellars, James and wife Lindsay Blankenship, Stephanie and husband Nathan Palmer; great-grandchildren, Tanner Dickson, Brooklynn Dickson, Jackson Wood, Jersey Wood, Tiffany and husband Jesse Short, Christina Lee, Hayden Russell, Jenna Russell, Kendyl Wallis, Kylee Wallis, Braylie Sellars, James Blankenship Jr., Christopher Blankenship, Nicholas Blankenship, Garrett Blankenship, Mathew Palmer, Adam Palmer; great-great grandchildren, Rylan James, Kasten Michael, Evelyn Blankenship, Daxton Burch, Laikyn Palmer, Elaina Cole, and several nieces and nephews.
"He that dwelleth in the secret place of the most High shall abide under the shadow of the Almighty." Psalm 91:1