Jane Myrl Bradbury Russell, March 17, 1933 — March 6, 2014, of Florida

Saturday, March 8, 2014 | 6:07 p.m. CST; updated 6:30 p.m. CST, Saturday, March 8, 2014

JUPITER, Fla. — Jane Myrl Bradbury Russell, born March 17, 1933, passed away peacefully in her home in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, on March 6, 2014.

A 1951 graduate of East High School in Nashville, Tennessee, Jane lived in Columbia, Missouri, for almost 30 years, working for the University of Missouri during that time. She retired to Palm Beach Gardens full-time in 1992.

A member of Trinity United Methodist Church, Jane was very active in the Palm Beach Gardens community and was involved in a variety of community and charitable activities and organizations. She was an avid tennis player and was captain of the Senior Women’s Tennis Team at PGA Resort & Club that won the Florida State Championship.

Jane is survived by her husband, Garth S. Russell, MD, as well as her children, Bruce Dier, Karen Clunan (Doug), Bryan Dier, David Russell, Sr. (Maria), Kyle Russell; her grandchildren, Ashleigh Russell, Kristin Haines, Stephanie Powers, Michael Clunan, Lauren Clunan, Kate Irving, and David Russell, Jr.; and 8 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Sunday, March 9th at Taylor & Modeen Funeral Home in Jupiter from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., and funeral services will be held at the Trinity United Methodist Church in Palm Beach Gardens on Monday, March 10th, at 11:00 a.m. She will be interred in Fordyce, Arkansas.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Community Christian Counseling Center in Palm Beach Gardens, the Palm Beach County Hospice – Blue Team, or the East Nashville High School Alumni Association Scholarship Fund in Nashville, Tennessee.

There will be a Celebration of Life Reception held in Columbia sometime in the near future. To share memories or to express your condolences, you may visit

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