Jarrell, Marie

Written by David Green.

Marie Jarrell, 84, of Weston Road, Morenci, Mich., died Dec. 3, 2006, at Medical University of Ohio in Toledo, Ohio.

She was born March 19, 1922, in Kanawha County, W. Va., to Mose and Unie (Williams) Stover. She married Carlis Jarrell on July 27, 1946, in Beckley, W. Va., and he preceded her in death in 1988.

Marie is survived by four sons, Brent (and Sandy) Jarrell, Clint (and Shirley) Jarrell, Kent (and Debbie) Jarrell and Ben (and Liz) Jarrell, all of Morenci; one sister, Twilla Meadows of Ameagle, W. Va.; one brother, Frank (and Joanne) Stover of Morenci; 13 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren.

Besides her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents, seven sisters and two brothers.

Funeral services are at 11 a.m. today (Wednesday) at Eagle Funeral Home-Charles Fink Chapel in Morenci with Rev. Aden Porter officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Cemetery in Morenci.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Morenci Fire Department and Rescue Squad.

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