George Thomas Marshall, Jr.
The Life And Work Of George T. Marshall, Jr.
George T. Marshall, Jr. was born June 11, 1929. He was married to Elizabeth Carter May 22, 1951, and together they have three children, John Mark, George Thomas, III, and a daughter, Nancy.
Baptized by C.C. Burns, September 27, 1945, he began preaching near Huntsville, Alabama in April, 1940. He attended David Lipscomb College where he earned the Bachelors of Science degree. Later he did some graduate work at Jacksonville State, in Jacksonville, Alabama.
Churches brother Marshall served were the Hartselle, Alabama church from 1951-1952; 1954-1957. He was at Somerville, Tennessee from 1952-1954. Then, he served the church in Jacksonville, Alabama from 1957-1961. For a time he served the church at Memorial Drive in Decatur, Alabama from 1961. He assisted in the planting of churches at Heflin, Alabama and in Ohatchee, Alabama.
He conducted with several other preachers a weekly TV program on WMSL-TV, and did a daily radio program on WHOS in Decatur, Alabama.
He passed from this life in April 15, 2008, and was buried in the old Maple Hill Cemetery in Huntsville, Alabama.
-Preachers Of Today , Vol. 3. pages 260.
Obituary Of George T. Marshall
George Thomas Marshall Jr., 78, of Taft, Tenn., died Tuesday. He was preceded in death by his parents, George Thomas Marshall Sr. and Octavia Womack Marshall; first wife, Elizabeth "Cricket" Marshall; and second wife, Ruby Price Marshall. Mr. Marshall preached for over 50 years throughout North Alabama and Southern Middle Tennessee. He graduated with a bachelor's degree from Jacksonville State University. Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Williams Marshall; daughters, Nancy Elizabeth Marshall Young and husband Ronald of Memphis, and Mikki Champion and husband Micah of Tullahoma, Tenn.; sons, George Thomas Marshall III, of Park City, Tenn., and John Mark Marshall and wife Kim of Taft; stepdaughters, Susan Williams and Betsey Williams McNary, of Tuscumbia; grandchildren, Zachary and Lauren Marshall, Thomas Young, Luke, Aaron, and Katy Champion; brother, Charles Marshall and wife Elaine of Athens; and several nieces and nephews. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Laughlin Service Funeral Home. The funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at the funeral home with Bro. Charles Marshall and Bro. Tommy Rosenblum officiating. Burial will be in Maple Hill Cemetery.
Directions To The Grave of G.T. Marshall, Jr.
In Huntsville, Alabama take I-575 to the Pratt Avenue Exit and turn right (N.E.) and go to Andrew Jackson Way and turn right. Follow Andrew Jackson and it will become California St. S.E. Turn left on Left On Wells Then Right on Maple Hill Rd. The cemetery is on the left. The cemetery is so large that it will be difficult to describe. See GPS location below for specific location in the cemetery.
by the City of Huntsville
Maple Hill Cemetery
has become the final resting place of many
citizens of this community. Here lie brave
men who served in the major wars of
our nation, many public servants, and
many citizens whose good works
may have been known only to God.
Scrolls in Cemetery Reception Hall bear
the names of some outstanding people.
Alabama Historical Society
Photos Taken 08.27.2014
Webpage Produced 10.31.2014
Courtesy of Scott Harp