Thomas Ford Marlow Sr., 72, of Big Spring died Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015, at Scenic Mountain Medical Center. The family will receive friends Friday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Myers & Smith Chapel with Jess Colegrove officiating. Burial will be at Trinity Memorial Park.|
He was born Sept. 12, 1942, at Natchez, Miss., to Thelma and James Marlow. He was a veteran of the U. S. Air Force. He married Donna Carlile on July 22, 1996, in Las Vegas. He was service manager at Bob Brock Ford for 33 years.
He loved hunting and mountains, cooking, especially at the deer lease. He also enjoyed gambling, telescopes, storytelling and he gave everyone a nick name.
He is survived by his wife, Donna Gaskins Marlow of Big Spring; children, Thomas Ford Marlow Jr., and Kenny Marlow, both of Big Spring, Sherri Willis of Burleson, Texas, Allen Click of Austin, Diane Click Fryar and her husband Mike, Cody Carlile, and Camie Tilley and her husband Stephen, all of Big Spring; two brothers, Bobby Marlow and his wife Alice Ruth of Bossier City, La., and Jimmy Marlow and his wife Charlotte of Natchez, Miss; brother-in-law, Bobby Bradford of Baton Rouge, La.; grandchildren, Adrianna Marlow, Melissa Rodriguez and her husband Marcus, James Marlow and his wife Halie, Kody (Spiga) Willis, Bryson Willis, Lexi Willis, Arree Towery and her husband Jessie, Paige Carlile, Paisleigh Carlile, Keeley Tilley, and Kynzie (Toots) Tilley; great grandchildren, Nathan Rodriguez, Noah Rodriguez, and Corbin Robert Currie; and Molly his Schnauzer.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Martha Fair and Edna Carolyn Bradford; and one grandson, Carl Robert Currie.
Pallbearers will be Don Belew, David Tubb, Boyce Horton, Jason Key, Ron Allen, J. D. Allen and Brad Willis.
Arrangements are by Myers & Smith Funeral Home. Pay your respects online at www.myersandsmith.com
Published in Big Spring Herald on Aug. 7, 2015