John Walter Marshall, 90, of Willis, passed away April 2, 2015. He was preceded in death by his wife Winnie Blanche Marshall; son, Donnie Marshall; parents, Stevie & Emma Trail Marshall; brothers, Bill Marshall, Richard Marshall; sister, Belva Raymond.
He served in the United States Army, was a Purple Heart recipient and a D-Day Veteran. He also was a devoted member of Shady Grove Church.
He is survived by sons, Larry Marshall, Ronnie Marshall, Randall Marshall; brothers, Roy Marshall, Wacko Marshall; sisters, Audrey Yates, Mary Aque, Alice Marshall; grandchildren, Crystal Showalter, April (Tracy) Sanders, Robin Marshall, Jeremy Marshall, Carrol Thompson, Stephanie Marshall, John (Roxie) Marshall, Tracy(Joe) Haynes, Robert(Tonya)Marshall, Jennifer (Mark)Vass, Sara Lopez, Morgan Marshall; sister-in-law, June(Jay) Staples; brother-in-law, J.D.(Elsie)Turman.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 pm, Monday, April 6, 2015 at Maberry Funeral Home with Rev. Norman Goad officiating. Interment will be in the Turman Cemetery with Military Rites by Grove King Post 1115. Family will receive friends at 1:00 p.m. prior to funeral service.