Funeral services for Dale Eugene Marshall, a Tupelo resident, were held Friday, November 13, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. at Brown’s Funeral Chapel in Coalgate with Wendell Ingram officiating. Burial was in Centrahoma Cemetery with Brown’s Funeral Service of Coalgate in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Marshall was born November 27, 1944 to Tommy Carl and Lou Jenell (Farel) Marshall at Elija, MO and passed away November 11, 2020 at Oklahoma City, OK at the age of 75 years, 11 months, and 15 days. He attended and graduated from Dora High School in Dora, Missouri in 1963. He attended Southwest Missouri State University in Springfield, Missouri graduating with an Associate’s Degree. Dale proudly served in the U. S. Army and served in the Vietnam War.
He married Mary “Marie” Wray November 21, 1970 at Grandview, Missouri and they spent almost 50 wonderful years together. Dale was a Journey Lineman starting off with the Kansas City Power and Light then worked for the Department of Energy for over 25 years where he retired. He was a member of the Tupelo Church of Christ, Bright Star 113 Masonic Lodge in Stonewall, Boy Scout Leader and Scout Master, 32nd Degree Scottish Rite Mason. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, tending to animals and making knives out of deer antlers.
Survivors include his wife, Mary “Marie” Marshall of Tupelo, OK; children, Jennifer M. Miller and husband Bert of Tupelo, OK, John D. Marshall and wife Priscilla of Jesse, OK, and Christina E. Stanton and husband Gabe of Simla, CO; grandchildren, Taylor Miller, Keira Miller, Everly Miller, all of Tupelo, Elizabeth M. Marshall, Serena F. Marshall, both of Jesse, Clarity Stanton and Wyatt Stanton, both of Simla, CO; siblings, Carl Wayne Marshall and wife Silena of Stover, MO and Georgia Ellison and husband Donald of Caulfield, MO.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Tommy Carl and Lou Jenell (Farel) Marshall and an infant brother, Alfred Rex Marshall.
Casketbearers were Charles Canida, Charles Hudson, Larame Adams, John Schutte, Ed King and Kenny Ray.
Condolences may be sent to the family by email to: email@example.com. Please reference the name of the deceased in your correspondence.