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Russell Borum, age 70, of Kingston

Russell Borum, age 70, of Kingston, passed away Monday, March 6, 2017 at UT Medical Center in Knoxville. He was born February 13, 1947 in Knoxville. Russ was a member of Dixie Lee Baptist Church. He was a United States Air Force veteran who loved his country. He retired from Oak Ridge National Laboratories as a Research Technician. Russ was an amazing cook, gardener, and was great with needlepoint and an avid quilter. He also enjoyed going to flea markets. Preceded in death by his mother, Wilma Dozier; aunt & uncle, Blanche & Ed Spraker who raised him; brother, David Borum.


Loving Wife of 44 years Barbara Madison Borum of Kingston

Children Brad Borum & wife, Lee of Knoxville

Jamie Borum of Kingston

Josh Borum of Kingston

Grandchildren Patrick & Skyler Borum of Adams Town, Maryland

Cousin Phyllis Marius & husband, John of Lenoir City

Brothers-in-law Kenneth & Wilma Madison of Maryland

Dennis & Dakota Madison of Harriman

Special Friends & Caregivers Sherry Oran, Carol McKinney & Monica Powell

Best Friend Jack Adams of Kingston

A host of extended family and friends

The family will receive friends 5:00 – 7:00 pm, Thursday, March 9, 2017 at Fraker Funeral Home with funeral service following at 7:00 pm, in the chapel with Rev. Rick Davenport. Graveside service will be held 11:00 am, Friday, March 10, 2017 at New Midway Baptist Church Cemetery. Online register book can be signed at www.frakerfuneralhome.net . Fraker Funeral Home of Kingston is in charge of all the arrangements.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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