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Mr. Verlon Shirey Marshall

November 2, 1945 August 28, 2019
Mr. Verlon Shirey  Marshall
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Obituary for Mr. Verlon Shirey Marshall

Verlon Shirey Marshall passed away peacefully at his home in Carrollton, GA on Wednesday, August 28, 2019 surrounded by his family. He was born November 2, 1945 in Carrollton, GA.

Verlon was one of four children, raised by his parents, Leon and Carrie, in Franklin, GA where he graduated from Heard County High School in 1963. After high school, he attended West Georgia College and in 1966, he joined the United States Marine Corps where he served until 1968. Following his service in the Marine Corps, Verlon lived and worked in the Douglasville area before moving to Carrollton in in 1976. Verlon was a master carpenter and co-owner of Marshall Homes Construction with his brother, Verne. They also owned and operated the True Value Hardware in Franklin, GA from 1978 until 1988. Verlon was a volunteer firefighter with the Roopville Fire department. He was also a member of Glenloch Baptist Church for the past 19 years. In his leisure time, Verlon enjoyed square dancing, cooking barbecue, photography, and cherished his time working at the Franklin Music Park.

Verlon’s was preceded in death by his parents, Mitchell Leon Marshall and Carrie Shirey Marshall of Franklin; his brother and sister-in-law, Gene and Jane Marshall; his brother, Verne Marshall; and his sister, Sharon Abner. He is survived by his wife, Elaine Steely Marshall; daughter and husband, Amanda (Leigh) and Brent Busby of Centralhatchee, GA; son and wife, Matt and Carrie Anne Marshall of Kingsland, GA; his sister-in-law, Janice Marshall of Sandy Springs, GA; his brother-in-law, Ronald Abner of Duluth, GA; his grandchildren: Cheyenne Marshall, Jordan Busby, Bryson Marshall, Piper Busby, Chase Marshall, Lyndi Busby and Brinley Busby and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Friday, Aug. 30, 2019 at 2 p.m. at Glenloch Baptist Church, 2807 Glenloch Road, Franklin, GA 30217. Viewing will be held from 1 p.m. until the service hour. Pastors Grady Walden and Neil Awbrey will lead the service. The internment will be held immediately following the service at Welcome United Methodist Church cemetery.

The interment will be held at Welcome United Methodist Church cemetery with American Legion post #143 providing honors.

Pallbearers will be Steve Marshall, Tim Marshall, John Marshall, Mike Marshall, Jimmy Marshall, Bill Marshall and Tony Bailey.

Memorial contributions may be made to Glenloch Baptist One Night in Bethlehem Fund, P.O. Box 40, Roopville, Georgia 30170.

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

Almon Funeral Home of Carrollton has charge of arrangements.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

29

Aug

4:00 PM 8/29/2019 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 8/29/2019 8:00:00 PM
Verlon and Elaine Marshall's Home

611 Ringer Rd.
Carrollton, GA 30116

Verlon and Elaine Marshall's Home
611 Ringer Rd. Carrollton 30116 GA
United States

Visitation

Friday

30

Aug

1:00 PM 8/30/2019 1:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 8/30/2019 2:00:00 PM
Glenloch Baptist Church

2807 Glenloch Rd.
Franklin, GA 30217

Glenloch Baptist Church
2807 Glenloch Rd. Franklin 30217 GA
United States

Funeral Service

Friday

30

Aug

2:00 PM 8/30/2019 2:00:00 PM
Glenloch Baptist Church

2807 Glenloch Rd.
Franklin, GA 30217

Glenloch Baptist Church
2807 Glenloch Rd. Franklin 30217 GA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Welcome United Methodist Church Cemetery in Heard Co. Final Resting Place
United States
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