RUSSELL, Captain Elsie “Marie” (nee Bilbie) – Promoted to Glory with her family by her side at VON Sakura House on Thursday, February 7, 2019, at the age of 83. Beloved wife of the late Captain William “Bill” Russell (2016). Loving mother of Peggy Oldham (Roy) of St. Thomas, Tom Russell (Lois) of Woodstock and Bill Russell (Maureen) of Banff, Alberta. Proud grandmother of her 8 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. Dear sister of June Lecour of Toronto. Predeceased by her parents Frank and Mae Bilbie (nee Cordy) and her sister Evelyn Browne. The family will receive friends at the SMITH-LeROY FUNERAL HOME, 69 Wellington St. N., Woodstock on Sunday, February 10, 2019 from 4-6 p.m. The funeral service will be held on Monday, February 11, 2019 at 1 p.m. at the Salvation Army Church, 769 Juliana Drive, Woodstock with Major Mark Dalley officiating. The family will receive friends prior to the service from 12 -12:45 p.m. Interment will follow in Oxford Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VON – Sakura House or the Salvation Army Church – Woodstock. Smith-LeRoy, 519-537-3611.