Mary J. Marshall, 85, of Benton passed away Thursday, May 9, 2013. She was born June 2, 1927. Mrs. Marshall worked at the Benton Kroger store.
She was preceded in death by two husbands, Martin Marshall and Calvin E. Ray, Sr.
She is survived by four sons, John Pearson, Calvin Ray Jr., Richard Ray and Perri Ray; two daughters, Juanita Hathcock and Mary Ann Pearson; 17 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; a special friend, Katie Hill.
A graveside service is scheduled for 10 a.m. on Monday, May 13, at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Avilla.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, at Ashby Funeral Home.
Online guest book: at www.ashbyfuneralhome.com .