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Mary Louise Marshall

Mary Louise Wyont Marshall (June 8, 1932-January 15, 2019) Louise Marshall, 86, of Cullowhee, NC, passed away January 15, 2019, at Haywood Regional Medical Center of Clyde NC, following a brief illness. She was born in Gaston County, NC, graduated from Gastonia High School and Appalachian State Teachers College. A lifelong educator and advocate for education, she taught 3rd – 9th grades in the counties of: Lincoln, Gaston, Mecklenburg and Jackson. Mrs. Marshall was a member of the North Carolina Association of Educators and even served as local president for the Jackson County chapter. She was also a longtime member of Alpha Delta Kappa, an international education sorority, and served as treasurer for the local branch. Mrs. Marshall was preceded in death by: her husband of 63 years, James Ronald Marshall; her parents, David Lee Wyont and Frances Ruth Best Wyont; and a grandson, Christopher David Marshall. Louise is survived by: her brother, David Russell Wyont (Bobbie) of Dallas, NC; a son, David Ronald Marshall (Susan) of Allen, TX; 2 daughters, Marcia Marshall Franklin (Barry) of Waynesville, NC; and Joan Marshall Keever (Bruce) of Rock Hill, SC; 3 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. The family will receive visitors Sunday, Feb. 17, 1-2:30pm at Appalachian Funeral Home. A private memorial will be held at a later time. In lieu of flowers, donations made to: ARF (Jackson County Humane Society) PO Box 298 Sylva, NC 28779, or Circles of Hope Jackson County, Mountain Projects, 2251 Old Balsam Rd., Waynesville, NC 28786, will be graciously appreciated.

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I didn't know your Mother, but I owe her the gratitude of having you as my friend. Love to Marcia and her family. Rest In Peace Mrs. Marshall

gale garrett Feb 10 2019 12:00 AM

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gale garrett Feb 10 2019 12:00 AM

God be with you now and in the days to come, always with His comfort, peace and grace. Much love and hugs.

Theda Haney Feb 9 2019 12:00 AM

One of the sweetest ladies I have ever known. I know that Louise and Dr. Marshall are both in a wonderful place. My thoughts and prayers are with this precious family. Love, Pat

Pat Wike Jan 18 2019 12:00 AM

Louise was a beautiful example of southern excellence in a woman. A phenomenal mother, neighbor, and community member. She had amazing cooking skills. She lived through hard times in America, always able to make the most out of the least. Heaven is a better place today because of her presence, but the world has suffered a huge loss. My deepest sympathy goes out to Joan, Marcia, and David along with all of those touched by this enormous loss! Love to all of you!

Julie Townsend Jan 17 2019 12:00 AM

Mrs. Marshall was a dear friend who I worked with at Smokey Mountain for serveral years. She was a very special person who was very caring about her students and co-workers. She will always hold a special place in my memory garden. You have my sympathy and prayers. Love, Elizabeth Stillwell

Elizabeth Stillwell Jan 17 2019 12:00 AM

My heart is with all of you. Your mom and dad raised beautiful children with kind and wonderful hearts. I never really knew your mom but I heard many wonderful things about her and know she was held in high regard by many people. You will truly always have the beautiful memories. God bless you all. Sending much love

Theda Haney Jan 16 2019 12:00 AM

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