Ruth Marshall

Tuesday, July 13, 2004

Ruth Pauline Marshall, 83, of Poplar Bluff died Saturday, July 10, 2004, at Delma Gardens Care Center in Chesterfield, Mo.

She was born Sept. 10, 1920, at Frisco, Mo. She and Loren S. Marshall were married in April 1940. He died Dec. 5, 1998.

Marshall was a member of First United Methodist Church in Poplar Bluff and its Sue Messenger Circle.

Survivors include five daughters, Penney Beaudeau of Des Peres, Mo., Mary Simmer of Edgewood, Texas, Kathy Kimes of Cape Girardeau, Margaret Bucklew of Mesquite, Texas, Lora White of Dallas, Texas; three sons, Victor Marshall of Bridgeville, Pa., Claud Marshall of Louisville, Ky., Stan Marshall of Vancouver, Wash.; a sister, Olive Mitchell of Houston, Texas; 16 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.

Friends may call at Cotrell Funeral Home in Poplar Bluff from 6 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Kurt Schuermann officiating. Burial will be in City Cemetery.