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Lora Marshall

Friday, June 30, 2006

Lora Bell Vandiver Marshall, 93, of Fairfax, Va., formerly of Kennett, died Tuesday, June 27, 2006, at George Mason Nursing Center in Fairfax.

Born Dec. 22, 1912, in Greenville, Mo., daughter of the late Frank Gerome and Mary Jane Hicks Fray, she was in the class of 1931 at Kennett High School, a homemaker and a member of the Calvary Hill Baptist Church in Fairfax.

In 1932 at Piggott, Ark., she married Edgar B. Vandiver, Jr. who preceded her in death on Dec. 4, 1959. She later married Samuel Marshall in March of 1969 in Kennett. He preceded her in death on Sept. 16, 1974. She was also preceded in death by four brothers and two sisters.

Survivors include two sons, E.B. Vandiver III, of Fairfax and Wm. Baxton Vandiver, of Richmond, Va.; one daughter, Desta M. Baker, of Springfield, Mo.; eight grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, July 1, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home in Kennett.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, July 1, at the Bradshaw Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Fray officiating.

Burial will follow in the Oak Ridge Cemetery at Kennett.