Jasper Marshall, 74, a respected life-long resident of Mt.Vernon and vicinity and a retired Louisville
& Nashville Railroad maintenance employee, died at today at the home of his daughter, Mrs.
Alfred B. Smith 214 Munchoffstreet.
A native of the Upton community, he had resided in Mt.Vernon at 525 W. Fourth street for man years. He had been in
failing health for several years and bedfast since last November. He had
moved to the home of his daughter about two months ago.
Funeral services will be conducted Monday.
The body was moved to the daughter's home today from Short-Niehaus Funeral Home and will be returned to Short-Niehaus chapel at Monday. Rev. Chester Laymon, pastor of GeneralBaptistChurch, will conduct the funeral service at Monday in Short-Niehaus
chapel. Burial will be in Bellefontaine cemetery.
The deceased was a member of FirstMethodistChurch and the Ben Hur
Surviving in addition to the daughter, Mrs. Smith, are another
daughter, Miss Wilma Marshall, Mt. Vernon, and two sisters, Mrs. Harry Cotner, Mt. Vernon, and MrsRettaHames, New Harmony.
Mr. Marshall's parents were William Marshall and Sarah Phelps Marshall,
representatives of pioneer Posey county families.
The late deceased's wife, nee Nancy Welborn,
was a member of another pioneer local family. She died in 1946.
caused the L. & N. maintenance employee's retirement about 10 years ago
after 35 years employment by the railroad.