Monday, May 18, 2009

Lonnie Eugene Marshall, 68, of Monett, formerly of Cassville, passed away Monday, May 11, 2009, at Monett Health Care Center. He was born July 1, 1940, in Cassville, the son of Christopher Joseph and Ruby Emmaline Turner Marshall.

He retired from Schreiber Foods in Monett. He was employed as a pressman for the Cassville Democrat for several years. He attended Cumberland Presbyterian Church near Marionville.

He married Doris L. Geren on March 25, 1985, in Eureka Springs, Ark., and she survives.

Addition survivors include: one daughter, Crystal Willyard and her husband, Timothy, of Cassville; two stepdaughters, Charlotte Oglesby and her husband, Jim, of Grove, Okla., and Donna Henson and her husband, Rick, of Kansas City; one granddaughter, Chelsi Willyard, of Cassville; two stepgrandchildren; five great- grandchildren; one sister, Mary Currant and her husband, Harold, of Wentzville; and one stepbrother, Philip Melahn and his wife, Pamela, of Independence.

He was preceded in death by one sister, one great-grandchild and two half brothers.

Visitation will be today (Wednesday) from 6 to 8 p.m. at Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett.

Graveside services will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Marionville Cemetery, Marionville, with Pastor Duncan Cline officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Community Hospices.