OBITUARY

Marlay Brenda Marshall

September 12, 1941April 9, 2018

Marlay Brenda Marshall, 76, of Columbia, passed away, Monday, April 9, 2018 at her home.

Visitation will take place, 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Thursday, April 12, 2018 at Memorial Funeral Home with funeral services at 11:00 a.m. with the Reverend Bob Perry officiating.

Marlay was born, September 12, 1941 in Kalamazoo, MI the daughter of William and Lyla Hobaugh. She was united in marriage November 11, 1988 to Jack Marshall who survives at their home.

Marlay was a hard worker all her life. She worked early in her life as a waitress and cook. She was later employed by the Boone County Courthouse where she retired after 15 years of service. She had a great knowledge and love of the bible. She also enjoyed going to the boat and buying lottery tickets. She loved animals especially those in most need of care. She loved Elvis, but not as much as she loved her husband, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. Marlay is survived by a daughter: Sharon Ralphs; three sons: Billy Gruber (Angel); Walter Gruber (Brenda); Dallas Gruber (Erin); her grandchildren: Kyle Gruber (Jennifer); Payton Youse (Jacob); Tucker Gruber; Cullen Ralphs; Shayla Ralphs; Andrea Gruber; Brittany Gruber; Billy Gruber; Taylor Gruber; Eric Minor (Mandi) her great grandchildren; Liam and Talon Gruber; Kameron Arnett; Bryson Gruber; Kannon Minor; one sister: Bobbie Morris and one brother: Billy Hobaugh. She was preceded in death by her parents; one grandson: Dylan Gruber; one brother: Jimmy Morris. Memorials are suggested to the Central Missouri Humane Society.

  • FAMILY

  • Marlay is survived by daughter: Sharon Ralphs; three sons: Billy Gruber (Angel); Walter Gruber (Brenda); Dallas Gruber (Erin); her grandchildren: Kyle Gruber (Jennifer); Payton Youse (Jacob); Tucker Gruber; Cullen Ralphs; Shayla Ralphs; Andrea Gruber; Brittany Gruber; Billy Gruber; Taylor Gruber; her great grandchildren; Liam and Talon Gruber; Kameron Arnett; Bryson Gruber; one sister: Bobbie Morris and one brother: Billy Hobaugh

Services

  • Visitation Thursday, April 12, 2018
  • Funeral Service Thursday, April 12, 2018
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Marlay Brenda Marshall

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