Fay Joyce Russell was born October 26, 1941 to Edmond and Nettie Fay Deal in Washington, D.C. She was married almost 20 years to her childhood sweetheart, Ray. They got married in November of 2002. Fay was a member of the St, James the Greater Catholic Church in Oklahoma City. She enjoyed researching her family’s genealogy and sharing those findings with her friends and family.
Fay is survived by her children: Gerald Lloyd Carter, Jr of Oklahoma City, Crystal Lorraine Jennings of Oklahoma City, Daniel Allen Keckley of Oklahoma City, Johnnie Fay Little of Oklahoma City; her foster son: Matthew Blueeyes of Oklahoma City; her grandchildren: Catherine Brown of Yukon, OK, Sean Witten of Mustang, OK, Art Washington of Oklahoma City, Kandice Holley of Mustang, OK, Dylan Little of Norman, OK; her great-grandchildren: Taylor, Ethin, Wyatt, and Gracelyn Witten; Logan Loya and Ella Brown, and Kylie Holley. Fay was also survived by numerous cousins, life-long friends, and close family friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Everett Ray Russell; her daughter, Theodosia Corrina Williams, and her son, John Charles "Tiger" Sacotte, Jr.
Visitation will begin at 10:00am on Friday, January 14, 2022, at the John M. Ireland & Son Funeral Home & Chapel, located at 120 South Broadway Avenue in Moore, Oklahoma.
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