VeteranViolet Marshall

Violet MarshallViolet L. Marshall, 91, of Cuba died at 6:50 a.m. July 9, 2010, at Graham Hospital in Canton.

She was born May 21, 1919, in Cuba, a daughter of Charles E. and Sarah Elizabeth Murphy Smith. She married Donald H. Marshall on Oct. 28, 1942, in Quincy. He survives.

Also surviving are two sons, Larry Donald (and Barbara) Marshall of Canton and Bruce Alan (and Theresa) Marshall of Morton; two daughters, Linda Lou Woods and Janet Kay (and Charles) Werry, both of Canton; one brother, Charles Smith of Cuba; nine grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by four half brothers and two half sisters.

She was a homemaker.

She worked at Cuba State Bank, Hiram Walker in Peoria and Pioneer Book Binding Co. in Tacoma, Wash. She then worked for the family businesses Marshall Plumbing and Heating and Marshall Furniture and Appliance, both of Cuba.

She served in the U.S. Navy WAVES from July 1944 to December 1945. She was a military mail clerk.

She was a member of Cuba United Methodist Church where she was a Sunday school teacher for many years. She was a member of Cuba American Legion Auxiliary and a Cub Scout and Girl Scout leader.

Services were held Monday at Henry-Lange Memorial Home in Cuba with Rev. Paul Newhall officiating. Burial was in Cuba Cemetery with military services conducted by Cuba American Post 533.

Memorials may be made to Clayberg Nursing Home or Alzheimers Association.

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Published in the Astoria South Fulton Argus on 7/14/2010