Mary T. Marshall, age 83, of Mena passed away Monday, January 11, 2016 in Mena.
Mary was born in Pine Ridge, on January 22, 1932 to the late Tom Willhite and the late Mae McKinzie Willhite. She was happily married to the late Hollis E. Marshall. Mary worked at Renova and also was a hospital assistant by profession. Mary was a very unique and special person who loved to help people and the community. She enjoyed working for the Salvation Army for over 15 years, Mary especially loved her children and family and spending time with them by cooking and hosting get togethers. Family time was enjoyed by all. Mary also volunteered with the Dallas Valley Fire Department. She was a loving and kind mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and friend to all who knew her. She will be dearly missed by all.
Mary is survived by, sons, Larry Marshall of Arizona, Thomas Marshall and wife Kathy of Mena, Charles Marshall and wife Joan of Mena; daughters, Gay Marshall of Mena, Kathy Bailey and husband David of Mena, Carol Sickles and husband Clay of Mena; Grandchildren, Teresa Cochran of Ohio, Steven Bailey and wife Jessica of Hot Springs, Mary Standerfer and husband Tracy of Mena, Heather Sickles of Atlanta, Laura Clark and husband Anthony of Mena, Josh Marshall of Little Rock and Lily Marshall of Tennessee; Great-
Grandchildren, Madison Gilbert, Macy Gilbert, Halie Standerfer, Austin Bailey, Gunner Clark and Grayson Clark
She was preceded in death by, her parents, Tom and Mae Willhite; her husband, Hollis E. Marshall; brothers, George Willhite, John Willhite, Toye Willhite, Gordon Willhite, and Taylor Willhite; and sisters, Alena Wells and Jessie Holden.
Funeral services, Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Beasley Wood Chapel with Brother Ron Tilley officiating. Interment will follow in the Pine Ridge Cemetery in Pine Ridge, under the direction of the Beasley Wood Funeral Home of Mena.
Family and friends visitation will be Wednesday, January 13, 2016 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. at Beasley Wood Funeral Home
Pallbearers are Josh Marshall, Anthony Clark, Tracy Standerfer, Scott Suzanne, Steven Bailey and Billy Clark.
Honorary pallbearers are Gerald Brewer, Danny Miller, Jessie Lawrence, Ed Stevenson, David Bailey, Clay Sickles, Terry Capehart, Ray B. Stanley and Shelton Bohlman.