Mrs. Gertrude A. Russell, 523 Shattuck, Taft, passed away in a Bakersfield Hospital last night. She was born in Iowa on October 19, 1890 and had been a resident here the past 18 years. Mrs. Russell is survived by one daughter, Mrs. Gladys Rowe of Taft, eight sons, Henry, Merlin, LaVerne, Lester and Bryson of Taft, L.J. of Fellows, Frankie of Fillmore, and Max of Mariposa; 27 grandchildren; six great grandchildren; three brothers, Orville Miller, Wayne Miller and Glenn Miller all of Humbolt, Iowa; one sister, Mrs. Faye Maxie of Rush Spring Oklahoma and other relatives. She was a member of the Foursquare Church. Funeral services will be conducted Monday morning, October 16, at 10 o’clock in Erickson and Brown Chapel. Reverend Harry Galloway, minister of the Foursquare Church will officiate.