A Celebration of Life service for Mr. Stanley Russell of Griffin was held Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 at 11 a.m. at Divine Faith Ministries International, 9800 Tara Blvd. Jonesboro, Bishop Donald Battle, pastor. Remains were viewed in state 10 a.m. The cortege assembled at 10:45 a.m. at the church. Interment was in Sherwood Memorial Gardens.Survivors, wife, Alfreda Russell; daughter, Hope Faith; six sisters; three brothers and a host of other relatives and friends.Viewing was held Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 from 12 noon-6 p.m. and a wake service was held Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 from 6-8 p.m. at Watkins Funeral Home Jonesboro Chapel, 163 North Ave. Jonesboro, 678-479-0806.