Vera Myrtle Marshall - Monette

Wednesday, June 14, 2006

Vera Marshall, 96, of Monette died Saturday, June 10, 2006, at the Manila Nursing Center in Manila. Mrs. Marshall was born at Dalhert, Texas, and lived most of her life in Monette. She was a homemaker and member of the Mount Pleasant General Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, James Merrell and Pamelia Wyatt Merrell, and a brother, Bruce Merrell.

Survivors include a son, Billy Joe Marshall Sr. of Monette; three daughters, Neva Wagner of Olive Branch, Miss., Robilyn Henry of Manila and Mary Beth Williams of Mount Pleasant, Texas; a daughter-in-law, Barbara Marshall of Pittsburg, Texas; nine grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and seven great-great-grandchildren.

The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Monday at the Gregg Funeral Home Chapel in Monette with Rev. Clarence Cornish officiating. Burial was in the Monette Cemetery with Gregg Funeral Home of Monette in charge.

Pallbearers were David Marshall, Billy Joe Marshall Jr., Russell Marshall, Kevin Wagner, John Williams and Ralph Wagner.