29 year old Russell Jared Britt of Nashville died Sunday at his residence. He was a Baptist and a senior at MTSU in Murfreesboro. A graveside service will be held Thursday morning at 11:00 a.m. at the Braswell Cemetery on Old Mill Hill Road. There will be no visitation held at the funeral home. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Cordell and Lennie Britt; his maternal grandmother, Helen Higham; and an aunt, Kimberly Higham. Survivors include his mother, Kowaliaga Higham of Hermitage. His father and step-mother, Ricky and Rebecca Britt of Nashville. A sister, Ashley Hensley of Nashville. His maternal grandfather and step-grandmother, Bill and Sue Higham of Smithville. Aunts, Deborah Ashburn of Dowelltown, Rachel Cook of Smithville, Belinda Harness of Dowelltown. Uncles, Corky Britt of Dowelltown, Jerry Wayne Britt of Sacramento, California, and Gary Britt of Smithville. Special friends, Amy Doyle of Nashville and Ashley Hudgins of California, and many other family members and friends. The family asks that donations be made in lieu of flowers to either the Animal Shelter, Humane Society, or to the Charity of your choice, in memory of Russell. Family and friends will meet at DeKalb Funeral Chapel Thursday at 10:30 a.m. and will leave at 10:40 a.m. to go to the cemetery for the service at 11:00 a.m. DeKalb Funeral Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.