JEFFERSON COUNTY IL 
OBITUARIES
Thelma Carlton Marlow

Thelma Carlton Marlow, 88, of Mt. Vernon died 6:15 a.m. Dec. 30, 2004, 
at Nature Trail Nursing Home in Mt. Vernon. She was employed by the 
Mammoth Department Store as a seamstress until retirement. Mrs. Marlow 
was born Nov. 14, 1916, in St. Louis to Dr. R. Everett and Josie (Lovin) Carlton. 
She married H. Allen Marlow Dec. 25, 1937; he died Nov. 1, 2002. 

Funeral services were to be held 10 a.m. today at Newell Funeral Home in 
Mt. Vernon. The Revs. David Eadie and Bill Causer were to officiate. Burial 
was to follow at Oakwood Cemetery in Mt. Vernon. 

Mrs. Marlow is survived by sons Richard Marlow of Waco, Texas, and William Marlow 
and wife Linda of Jacksonville, Ark.; daughters Jane Marlow of Mt. Vernon, 
Julia Marlowe Kilduff of Easton, Md., and Jeanie Bolerjack and husband Terry of 
Leawood, Kan.; five grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, 
Jo Ann Zinkgraf of O’Fallon. 

She was preceded in death by her father, Dr. R. Everett Carlton; her mother, 
Josie (Lovin) Carlton; her husband, H. Allen Marlow; a sister, Mary Louise Gibbs; 
and a brother, Everett Lee Carlton. 

Mrs. Marlow was a past member of the ladies auxiliary of Good Samaritan Hospital. 
She was a member of First United Methodist Church. 

Memorials may be made to Angels on Assignment or Hospice of Good Samaritan and 
will be accepted at the funeral home. 

For more information, you may contact Newell Funeral Home at 246-0100.


Source: Mt. Vernon Register News 
Date: January 4, 2005
Submitted by: Robert W. Loman
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