Perry Marshall

Services were set for 2 p.m. today at Obion First United Methodist Church, with burial to follow in Mount Moriah Cemetery. The Rev. John Carroll was to officiate and pallbearers were to be Maurice Carroll, Doug Marshall, Alex Marshall, Shawn Napier, Patrick Anderson, Greg Ervin and Mike Anderson. Honorary pallbearers were to be Danny McDonald, Brandon Hanmer, Ralph Revell, John Lannom, Alan Jordan and Robert Hatfield.
The family requests that memorials be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38101; or Scott Revell Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 206, Obion, TN 38240.
He was born May 7, 1922, in the Elbridge community, son of the late James Glen and Lora (Perry) Marshall. He was the manager of the former Forcum-Lannom Lumber Co. in Obion and was a member of Obion First United Methodist Church. He was a World War II Army veteran who was awarded the Asiatic Pacific Theater Ribbon and two bronze stars. Mr. Marshall was a prisoner of war from Nov. 27, 1943, until April 29, 1945, in Rangoon, Burma.
He is survived by his wife, Catherine (Albright) Marshall; two sons and daughters-in-law, Barry and Barbara of Olive Branch, Miss., and Charles Glen and Carol of Troy; two daughters, Cathy Jean Marshall and her partner, Lynda Nemon, of Knoxville, and Patricia Ann and Michael Anderson of Manchester; seven grandchildren, Emily Marshall and her partner, Robert Hatfield, of Memphis, Mary and Brandon Hanmer of Southaven, Miss., Alexander Perry and Rebecca Floyd Marshall of Compton, R.I., Douglas Marshall of Martin, Jennifer Marshall of Cookeville, Patrick Anderson of Honolulu and Anna Michelle Anderson Napier and Shawn of Salisbury, Md.; and two great-grandchildren, Reagan Hanmer and Brady Hanmer, both of Southaven.
In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by his brother, Leon Marshall; and three sisters, Mary McCullough, Ruth Carroll and Jean Breedlove.
Condolences may be left for the family at www.cryerfuneralhome.com.

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