Marie Gammell

May 22, 1927January 17, 2022
Obituary of Marie Gammell
Marie Theresa Gammell, 94, of Columbus, GA, passed away peacefully at home, Monday, January 17, 2022. A service to celebrate the life of Mrs. Gammell will be held at 2:00 PM, Thursday, January 20, 2022 in the Porter Chapel at First Baptist Church of Columbus. Dr. Jimmy Elder will be officiating. Interment will follow in Parkhill Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service in Porter Chapel. Mrs. Gammell was born May 22, 1927 in Brooklyn, NY, daughter of the late Raymond and Josephine Protano Marino. She graduated from Jordan Vocational High School. Mrs. Gammell was a member of First Baptist Church and the AGAPE Sunday School Class. She worked as a Realtor and was in Fine Jewelry sales. Mrs. Gammell was also an accomplished soloist in the Columbus area. She sang at many wedding and other functions. She also loved to cook and be with her family. Mrs. Gammell will be remembered for her generosity to others. If you knew her, you were her friend, and she cared for you. In addition to her parents, Mrs. Gammell was preceded in death by her loving husband, Carl Evans Gammell; her son, William Edward Gammell; two brothers, Vincent Marino and Nicholas Marino; one aunt, Beatrice Protano. Survivors include her two daughters, Jo Jones and her husband, Alvie of Columbus, GA, and Carlene Massari and her husband John of Newnan. GA; three grandchildren, Elizabeth Albright, Kate Ledford and her husband, Joe, and Evan Massari; four great grandchildren, two step great grandchildren and many friends. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Gammell family.

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  • Raymond and Josepine Protano Marino Parents (deceased)
  • Carl Evans Gammell Her Loving Husband (deceased)
  • William Edward Gammell Son (deceased)
  • Vincent Marino Brother (deceased)
  • Nicholas Marino Brother (deceased)
  • Beatrice Protano Aunt (deceased)
  • Jo Jones (Alvie) Daughter
  • Carlene Massari (John) Daughter
  • Elizabeth Albright Grandchild
  • Kate Ledford (Joe) Grandchild
  • Evan Massari Grandchild
  • Mrs. Gammell also leaves behind four great grandchildren, two step great grandchildren and many friends.

Past Services

Thursday, January 20, 2022


Thursday, January 20, 2022

Celebration of Life