Marion Willie Crall

Marion Willie Crall, 85, of Silsbee, TX passed away December 23, 2012 in Beaumont, TX. A celebration of her life will be held, Wednesday, December 26, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. in the chapel of Claybar Kelley-Watkins Funeral Home with a time of visitation one hour prior to the service. Mrs. Crall was born September 4, 1927 in North Carolina to Marvin and Mary Ethel Odom. She is survived by her sons Frank T. Crall and his wife, Paula, James W. Crall and his wife, Jackie, and Ralph D. Crall and his wife, Bonnie; grandchildren, Sara, Salli, Terry, Thomas, Danielle, David, Jim, Daniel, Douglas, Matthew and Shane; great- grandchildren, Duncan, Mary Ella, Archer, Ashley, Sidney, Sawyer, John, James, Abigail, Titus, Brinley, Annistyn and Skye; brothers, Marvin Odom, Jr. and Marquette Odom; and sisters, Marlene Divojacki, Marnita Mason and Maris Hoggatt. She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Frank Crall. Marion wrote that her fondest memory with her family was going to church, eating family meals together, my grandchildren, and trips with my husband and that she would like to be remembered for teaching my junior choir and Sunday School classes. These few words speak many more words about who Marion Crall was and the impact she has made on all those lives she touched.


Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Dec. 25, 2012