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Obituary: Wilma Marshall, 88, teacher, school employee


Mrs. Marshall was retired after diverse careers in the Adair County School District. She was a member of the Glens Fork Church of the Nazarene and was the member of a highly respected Adair County family.
Wilma Marshall, 88, a resident of Summit Manor Health & Rehab, 400 Bomar Heights, Columbia, passed away Sunday, December 30, at 6:20pm at Westlake Regional Hospital in Columbia.

She was born November 25, 1919, the daughter of the late Chrisman H. and Harriet Sparks Powell. She was the widow of Elva Ray Marshall, who preceded her in death on April 24, 1961.

She is warmly remembered through the lives of her five children, who survive, as follows:
  • Three daughters; Mary Ann Bardin, Campbellsville, KY; Jackie Ballou, Columbia, KY; and Sharon Marshall, Knoxville, TN

  • Two sons: Bob Marshall, Greensburg, KY; and Gregory T. Marshall of Columbia, KY
She was a member of the Glensfork Church of the Nazarene. She taught school in Adair County, was a school secretary, and a lunch room attendant.

Cremation was chosen.

There will be no visitation.

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