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Goldie Marshall

September 13, 2023

Goldie Marshall, a long-time resident of Jamestown, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Sunday, September 3, 2023.
Born on February 24, 1934, in Southern Moniteau County, Goldie was a shining beacon of love, faith, and selflessness to all who knew her.
The daughter of the late Luther Irwin and Eulah Cornett Irwin, Goldie was a devoted sister, wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.
She is survived by her children, Gary Marshall (Kim) of Jefferson City, Richard “Dick” Marshall of Jamestown, Robert “Bob” Marshall (Lisa) of Jamestown, Sarah Dianne Marshall of Columbia, and Ronald “Ronnie” Marshall (Michelle) of Rocheport. She also leaves behind a daughter-in-law, Nancy Marshall of Brookings, S.D.; 11 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; a sister-in- law, Janet Reimler, Jamestown; and niece, Vicki Reimler of Jamestown.
In addition to her parents and husband, Chester Lee Marshall, who passed away in 2016, Goldie was preceded in death by her son, Donald M. Marshall in 2021; her daughter-in-law, Denise Marshall in 2013; two brothers, Monroe Irwin and Richard Wilson; brother-in-law, Frank Reimler; niece, Kathy Reimler; and special friend, Robert “Bob” Crawford.
Goldie was a graduate of Eldon High School.
On October 23, 1951, she married Chester Lee Marshall. While her career included roles as a homemaker, a babysitter, and an associate at Wal-Mart, she was best known and loved for her role within her family and community. She was an honorary member of the Jamestown High School Alumni and worked alongside her husband in his ministry at St. Paul’s and Moniteau Advent Evangelical Churches.
Goldie was an avid fan of Cardinals baseball. She was an excellent cook, some of her specialties were fried chicken, roast beef, and mashed potatoes, all of which she could prepare like no other. She enjoyed gardening and feeding the birds that visited her garden. Goldie’s family fondly referred to her as the “baby whisperer” for her remarkable knack for calming all babies.
Goldie was a pillar of the Jamestown community. Her unwavering faith was evident in her service and love for her community. She was a faith-filled woman, always putting others before herself and radiating love to all those around her.
Goldie Marshall’s life was a testament to the power of love, faith, and community. Her memory will live on in the hearts of all who were fortunate enough to know her. Her legacy of kindness, selflessness, and community service will continue to inspire future generations.
Funeral Services were held on Monday, September 11, 2023, at St. Paul’s Evangelical Church with Rev. Steve Watson and Rev. Russell Cobb officiating. Interment followed in St. Paul’s Cemetery.
Memorials are suggested to St. Paul’s Evangelical Church.
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