In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Missouri Baptist Children's Home
George Melvin Marshall went to be with Jesus peacefully at home surrounded by his family on March 30, 2022. Melvin was born in Cedar County on August 9, 1937, the son of George and Cathaleen Henry Marshall. Melvin was united in marriage to Frances Coale on August 8, 1959 at Caplinger Mills Baptist Church and to this union two daughters were born: Carmen and Cathy. Melvin was saved and baptized on November 5, 1976 at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church. He was a member and served as a deacon at Union Hall Baptist Church. Melvin was drafted into the Army in 1960 and served two years in Anchorage, Alaska. He was then in active Army reserves for two years and inactive reserves for four years.
Melvin and Frances moved to the farm in El Dorado Springs in 1969 to live out his dream. He worked for Julian Construction and then retired from 3M in Nevada. He spent the next 30 years enjoying his farm, raising cattle, and spending time with his family sharing his wisdom and many wonderful stories.
Survivors include wife Frances of the home; daughters Carmen Fletcher (Randy) and Cathy Miller (Mitch); grandchildren Miranda Lowrey (Shannon) and Jordan Fletcher (Jamie); great granddaughters Danica Lowrey, Blair Fletcher and Kalen Post; sisters Donna Watkins, Madeline Parrish, Dixie Haler, and Carolyn McGuire; brothers Bill Marshall and Mike Marshall; sister-in-law Marge Marshall; as well as nieces and nephews.
Preceding him in death were his parents and brother Tuffy Marshall.