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Ella Watkins Marshall


Ella Watkins Marshall age 94 of Salyersville, Kentucky passed away Friday, February 1, 2019 at her home. She was born May 21, 1924 in Breathitt County, Kentucky to the late Clifford and Lula Mullins Watkins. She is preceded in death by her husband, Oran Marshall.

Survivors include three sons, Clyde Marshall and Dennis Marshall both of Salyersville, Kentucky and Luther Marshall of West Liberty, Kentucky, four daughters, Ellaree Miller and Diane Marshall both of Salyersville, Kentucky, Margie Sue Manns of Royalton, Kentucky and Wonda Allen of Johnson County, Kentucky, one brother, James Watkins of Michigan, and four sisters, Phyllis Day of Elizabethtown, Kentucky, Shirley Coburn and Roxie Trusty both of Michigan and Lila Shidler of Indiana. Several grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren also survive.

Ella was a devoted member of the Tip Top United Baptist Church. 

In addition to her husband and parents, Ella is preceded in death by one son, Arthur Marshall, two brothers, Clyde Watkins and Forrest Watkins, and three sisters, Angeline Goble, Sally Mullins and Pat "Parrot" Goble.

Funeral services were conducted at 1 pm Monday, February 4, 2019 from the Tip Top United Baptist Church with Delbert Porter and Andrew Oliver officiating. Burial followed in the Watkins Cemetery at Pine Ridge, Kentucky. 

Arrangements were under the direction of the Magoffin County Funeral Home. 



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