Memphis pastor dies after COVID-19 diagnosis

Coronavirus

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WKRN) — The pastor of a Memphis church died Monday from complications related to the coronavirus, according to a statement released by his church.

In a Facebook post Tuesday morning, Second Presbyterian Church announced, “our beloved pastor, Tim Russell, died yesterday at Baptist Hospital from complications of COVID-19.”

The church on Popular Avenue added, “Tim served and loved our church body, our staff, and his friends and family well, and we are grieving alongside his dear wife, Kathe.”

COVID-19 in Tennessee

(This reflects what the TDH is reporting each day at 2 p.m. CST )

Coronavirus-related deaths in Tennessee

County# of Deaths
Anderson1
Bedford2
Benton1
Blount3
Bradley1
Campbell1
Carroll1
Carter1
Cumberland1
Davidson25
Fayette1
Franklin1
Gibson1
Greene2
Grundy1
Hamblen2
Hamilton13
Hawkins2
Haywood1
Humphreys1
Knox5
Macon3
Madison1
Marion1
Marshall1
McMinn1
Monroe1
Montgomery2
Obion1
Putnam5
Rutherford11
Sevier1
Shelby44
Smith1
Sullivan1
Sumner37
Trousdale1
Williamson9
Wilson4
Out of state3
Total Deaths (as of 4/29/20)195

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