George Wesley Marrs
George Wesley Marrs, age 71, of Clarksville, died Sunday, January 26, 2014 at his home.
He was born in Pawnee, OK to the late George Marrs and Mary Martin Marrs.
George was a proud father and grandfather, who loved his children and grandchildren with all his heart. He was a retired soldier, who was loved and well-liked, having proudly served for 23 years. Mr. Marrs was a highly decorated Vietnam Veteran and was Vice President of Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 396 in Clarksville. He was also a member of American Legion Life, VFW Post 4895, The Society of the Fifth Division, and Non-Commissioned Officers' Association of the United States of America. George loved sports, fishing and the Fort Campbell Falcons.
A funeral service will be held 12 noon on Friday, January 31, 2014 at the Chapel of Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Kentucky Veterans Cemetery-West in Hopkinsville, KY.
Visitation will be on Thursday, January 30, from 7-9 p.m.
Military Personnel will serve as Pallbearers. Honorary Pallbearers are Joshua Marlow and Markus Marrs.
George is survived by his son, Larry (Beth) Marrs of Arizona; daughters, Susan Marrs Gordon (Michell Yates) of North Carolina and Beth Burrell of South Carolina; sisters, Wilma Hullenn and Louise Bishop of Oklahoma; grandchildren, Markus Marrs, Kayla Marrs, Rian Marrs, Kasey Marrs and Candice Thomas, Joshua Marlow and Anna Marlow, who he played with and talked to regularly.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to VFW Post 1485, 1701 Haynes Street, Clarksville, TN 37043.
Arrangements entrusted to Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home, 1510 Madison Street, Clarksville, TN 37040, (931) 645-6488
Published in The Leaf Chronicle on Jan. 29, 2014
Neal-Tarpley-Parchman Funeral Home
1510 Madison Street Clarksville, TN 37040