Friday, March 20, 2009

Mary Inez Arnold Marshall, 79, of Memphis, Tenn., formerly of Monett, died on Sunday, March 15, 2009, at Baptist East Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was born March 4, 1930, in Delmar, Ark., the daughter of Henry and Dovie Phillips. She was a homemaker and a member of Crossroad Pentecostal Church near Galena.

She married Ray Arnold in 1947 in Eureka Springs, Ark., and he preceded her in death on July 4, 1989. She married Edward Marshall in 1990 in Sarcoxie, and he preceded her in death in 2000.

Survivors include: one son, Eddie Arnold, of Olive Branch, Miss.; two daughters, Pam Wilson, of Wentworth, and Judy Owens, of Memphis, Tenn.; one brother, Ollie Phillips, of Berryville, Ark.; four sisters, Dottie Maloney, of Cassville, Izell Johnson, of Eureka Springs, Ark., and Betty Martz and Virginia Davis, both of Bentonville, Ark.; nine grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by one daughter, Virginia Planchon.

Graveside services were at 10 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Waldensian Cemetery south of Monett with Rev. Danny Evans officiating under the direction of Bennett-Wormington Funeral Home of Monett.

Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.