Alpha Terrell “Coon Dog” Quillen

By  | September 11, 2021 | Filed under: Obituaries, Spry Memorial Chapel

Alpha "Coondog" Terrell QuillenAlpha Terrell “Coon Dog” Quillen, age 62, of Russellville, passed away on Tuesday, September 07, 2021.

Coon Dog graduated from Belgreen High School in 1978. He then attended Northwest Jr. College where he studied in cabinet making. He worked as a brick layer for several years. He loved to dance and he had some moves.

He is survived by his sisters, Betty (David) Cabiness, Linda Shellnut; brother, Paul Quillen, John Quillen; friend, Carolyn Groce; special neighbors, Gene & Carolyn Ward; and several nieces & nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Alpha Randolph & Adell Fannie Quillen; sister, Patricia Hargett; and nephew, Shannon Hargett.

A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, September 13, 2021 at graveside in Knights of Pythias Cemetery. Rev. Johnny Smith will speak at the service.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to the nurses and staff of Terrace Manor Nursing Home for your love and care.

Spry Memorial Chapel assisted the family.

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