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Rueben marsh Jr.

Sunday, December 29, 2002

LILBOURN -- Rueben Archie Marsh Jr., 32, formerly of Fort Wayne, Ind., died Dec. 24, 2002, at Three Rivers Health Care North Campus in Poplar Bluff.

Born Dec. 12, 1970, at Lilbourn, son of Rueben Archie and Margaret Johnson Marsh of Lilbourn, he was a graduate of New Madrid County Central High School, where he participated in basketball. He was employed by the J.B. Hunt Trucking Company as a professional truck driver and was a member of Cathedral of Praise Church of God in Christ in Fort Wayne.

In addition to his parents, survivors include: two brothers, Thomas A. Marsh and Darius T. Marsh of Lilbourn; fours sisters, Margaret L. Ransom of Lilbourn, Vanetta Maxwell of Howardville, Tomorro Marsh of Malden and Rhonda "Peaches" Thomas of Elgin, Ill.; maternal grandmother, Mattie Lee Johnson of Marston; and paternal grandmother, Mildred Marsh of Fort Wayne.

Visitation is from noon Monday at the Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church in Lilbourn until time of service at 1 p.m. The Rev. Kenneth Holloway and Dr. Underwood of Fort Wayne will officiate.

Burial will follow in the Simmons Park Cemetery near Catron.

Williams-Farr and Purnell Funeral Home of Howardville is in charge of arrangements.