Helen Beatrice “Bea” Marshall

Helen Beatrice “Bea” Marshall, age 91 of Carlyle, passed away Sunday, July 28 in New Athens.  Funeral services for 91 year old Helen Beatrice “Bea” Marshall will be Wednesday, July 1 at 10:00 a.m. at Zieren Funeral Home in Carlyle.  Burial will be in Mt. Carbon Cemetery near Murphysboro.  Friends may call Tuesday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m. at the funeral home.  Memorials are suggested to the family.


She was born in Barnhill Township, Illinois on April 27, 1924, a daughter of Homer and Alice (Stevens) Davis. She married Leroy “Red” Marshall on Aug. 15, 1940 in Jackson, Missouri, and he preceded in death.


Mrs. Marshall is survived by 3 sons, Houston “Gene” Marshall and Edward Marshall of Carlyle, and William “Eldon” Marshall, of New Athens; 17 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren; 12 great great grandchildren; a sister, Rosie Wiebler of Carlyle; 2 half sisters, Jessie Kunkle, and Linda Cooley; and a half brother, George Kunkle. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Cleo Davis; 3 sons, James Marshall, David Marshall and Kenneth Marshall, and 2 in infancy; and a sister, Wanda Kunkle.\


Mrs. Marshall was a home maker, and a member of the Baptist Church.

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