Funeral Services for Andrew Russell and Colbie Miller on Thursday at Love Civic Center

andrew pnROBERT ANDREW RUSSELL 18, of Paris, went to his Heavenly Home Sunday, April 13, 2014.  Funeral services are set for 5:30 PM, Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the Love Civic Center with Cory Jones officiating.  The family will receive friends from 3:00-5:00 PM prior to the service on Thursday at the civic center.  Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Andrew was born May 18, 1995 in Paris to Staci Horton and Robby Russell.  He graduated from Paris High School in 2013 and was attending Southeastern Oklahoma State University in Durant, OK, at the time of his death.  Andrew was an avid outdoorsman and enjoyed time with his family and friends hunting, fishing, and four wheeling at the family ranch near Cuthand.  Andrew loved his church, Christian Fellowship, where he attended his whole life.  Andrew was active with his dad and sister in RYLA, Rotary Youth Leadership Awards, and Young Life.

Andrew loved a challenge and was creative in fixing things as well as building something new.  He won State recognition for his welding projects.  Andrew lived life to the fullest, he always knew how to have fun and make the best out of any situation.

Andrew is survived by his parents, Robby and Staci Russell and his sister, Lauren Ashley Russell,  his maternal grandparents, Bobbie and Doris Horton of Roxton and his paternal grandparents Mike and Pam Russell of Clarksville and many aunts, uncles, and cousins whom he loved dearly.  Honorary pallbearers will be Dylan Stephens, Walker Briscoe, Trent Miller, Will Whitaker, Greg Janes, T.J. Williams, Keaton Perry, and Cannon Chadwick.

We love you Andrew, and we look forward to seeing you again in our Heavenly Home.

Online condolences may be made to the Russell family by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com.


miller pnCOLBIE CRISTIN MILLER 19, of Paris, died at 12:53 AM, Sunday, April 13, 2014.  Funeral services are scheduled for 5:30 PM, Thursday, April 17, 2014 at the Love Civic Center with Bro. Cory Jones officiating.  Burial will be in Red Hill Cemetery on Friday, April 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM.  The family will receive friends from 3:00-5:00 PM Thursday prior to the service at the civic center.  Fry & Gibbs Funeral Home has charge of the arrangements.

Colbie was born November 18, 1994 in Paris.  She was a graduate of North Lamar High School.  She was interested in cosmetology and fashion working at Smokin’ Hot Makeup, Burgerland and 107 Beer & Wine.  Colbie loved music and being with friends.  She loved to laugh and will always be remembered for her beautiful smile.

Colbie is survived by her parents, Cristie and Kenny Ford; her brother, Justin Miller and wife, Brittany; two sisters, Ashley Ayad and husband, John Paul and Amanda Wilson and husband, Ike; three nieces, Angelina and Alanee Ayad and Emma Wilson; a special friend, Dylan Stephens; grandparents, Jackie Coursey and Gary Bass and D.C. and Virginia Ford; and her uncle, Jeremiah Coursey and wife, April and their children, Jagger Coursey and Alyssa Henderson.  She was preceded in death by her grandfather, Charles Coursey.

Honorary pallbearers will be Walker Briscoe, Trent Miller, T.J. Williams, Dylan Stephens, Keaton Perry, Chandler Miller, and Stephen Nicholson.

Online condolences may be made to Colbie’s family by visiting www.fry-gibbs.com.

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