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Services for Elease Marshall are at 11 a.m., Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017, at Greater New Corinth Missionary Baptist Church, 216 Third St. N.W., Cairo. The Rev. Morris Evans, pastor, and Elder William D. Hatcher will officiate. Mrs. Marshall was born Jan. 13, 1936, to Jim and Ruth Jones Walker in Whigham. She confessed Christ and joined New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, Whigham. She was married to the late Deacon Daniel Marshall on Aug. 26, 1952. The union was blessed with six children. She lived all her life in the Whigham area. Mrs. Marshall passed on Aug. 24, 2017, at Fort Walton Medical Center, Fort Walton Beach, Florida. She is survived by daughters, Mary Alice (William) Mills, Lakeland, Florida, Evangelist Barbara (Hardy) Hatcher, Cairo, Maggie Marshall, Fort Walton Beach, Florida, Icyphine (Herman) Berry, Brandon, Florida; sons, Daniel (Lannie Mae) Marshall Jr., Cairo, Johnnie (Carrie) Marshall Sr., Whigham; sister, Etha Marshall, Union Springs, Alabama; friends, Sister Eveline Mills, Pastor Agnes Parris. Sister Littie Carter, all of Cairo, Pastor Barbara Addison Allen, Tallahassee, Florida, Sister Mercedes Glenn, Thomasville; caregivers, Cathy Nelson, Cathy Arnnett, both of Fort Walton Beach, Florida; a host of grandchildren and great-grandchildren with whom she had a special relationship; and nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Published on August 26, 2017
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