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Mr. John Leonard Marlow, Jr.

December 22, 1926 November 6, 2019
Mr. John Leonard Marlow, Jr.
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Obituary for Mr. John Leonard Marlow, Jr.

Mr. John Leonard Marlow, age 92 of Carrollton, Georgia died Wednesday, November 6, 2019.

Mr. Marlow was born in Rutledge, Georgia on December 22, 1926, the son of the late John L. Marlow, Sr. and Ada Pearl Towns.

A WWII Veteran, he served proudly as Private First Class in the United States Army. He was employed by Southwire Company for 33 years, starting his career in 1956 as a field sales representative. He served in many sales roles with the company across many states. In 1971 his final move was to Carrollton and then retiring in 1989.

He was an active member of the First Baptist Church, serving as a deacon, singing in the choir and leading Sunday School fellowship. After retirement, he was a member of the American Legion, Carroll Post No. 143, serving as a Post Commander and for many years serving on the Honor Guard. When he could not be found on the golf course, you could spot him out on Lake Carroll fishing.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, John B. and Tammy Marlow of Kimberly, Alabama; daughter, Betty Jo Roberts of Roswell, Georgia; grandchildren, Kristen Marlow, Shelbey Marlow and Sarah Marlow. He is preceded in death by his wife of almost 70 years, Barbara Love Marlow and six siblings.

A memorial service will be Monday, November 11 at 11 a.m. at the chapel of Almon Funeral Home with Dr. Steve Davis officiating. Visitation will be at 10:00 a.m.

Inurnment will be in Carroll Memory Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations to the First Baptist Church, Legacy Campaign, 102 Dixie Street, Carrollton, GA 30117.

Messages of condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.almonfuneralhome.com.

Almon Funeral Home of Carrollton has charge of arrangements.


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Visitation

Monday

11

Nov

10:00 AM 11/11/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 11/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
Almon Funeral Home

548 Newnan Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Almon Funeral Home
548 Newnan Street Carrollton 30117 GA
United States

Memorial Service

Monday

11

Nov

11:00 AM 11/11/2019 11:00:00 AM
Almon Chapel

548 Newnan Street
Carrollton, GA 30117

Almon Chapel
548 Newnan Street Carrollton 30117 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Carroll Memory Gardens Final Resting Place

914 Stripling Chapel Rd
Carrollton, GA 30116

914 Stripling Chapel Rd Carrollton 30116 GA
United States
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