|Birth: ||Dec. 18, 1918|
|Death: ||Sep. 26, 2007|
Dr. Elizabeth Hulsey Marshall of Jonesboro, Professor Emerita of History, died Wednesday, September 26, 2007. She was the daughter of Andrew Jefferson Hulsey and Nell Cavender Hulsey of Gainesville, Georgia, where she was reared. She received her undergraduate education at Georgia State College for Women, now Georgia College, at Milledgeville.
Later, after marriage and motherhood, she earned M.A and Ph.D degrees in History from the University of Georgia. As a high school English teacher in Eatonton, Georgia, she married the late Thomas Allan Marshall, who served his hometown as mayor for 17 years. During her 25 years in Eatonton, three sons were born. Dr. Marshall later taught at Georgia Military College in Milledgeville and at Georgia College.
After the Marshalls moved to Jonesboro, Dr. Marshall taught for 13 years at Clayton State College. She received grants to travel and study in India and the University of California at Berkeley. Upon retirement, she was appointed a trustee of the Clayton State College Foundation, where she served for the remainder of her life.
As the author of A Unique Partnership, the biography of Walter and Emilie Spivey, creators and benefactors of the acclaimed recital hall at Clayton State College, Dr. Marshall retained a lively interest in its offerings and growing reputation. She created the Allan and Elizabeth Marshall Scholarship for older adults desiring to return to school. She was a member of Central Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Delta Kappa Gamma, and the Georgia Association of Historians.
Survivors include three sons, all of whom are attorneys: Thomas Allan Marshall, Jr. of Chicago, Andrew Hulsey Marshall of Athens, David Cavender Marshall of Atlanta; Daughters in law Betsy Coblentz Marshall, Sheila Addy Marshall and Gina Shuman Marshall. Her grandchildren are Thomas Allan Marshall, III, David MacQueen Marshall, Alice Elizabeth Marshall, Evan Andrew Marshall, Alexander James Marshall, and Nicholas Taylor Marshall. Her sister in law is Jane Neff Hulsey of Gainesville; her brother, Jack Cavender Hulsey pre-deceased her.
Interment will be Saturday, Sept 29, 10:30am at Alta Vista Cemetary in Gainesville, Georgia. A memorial service will be held at Central Presbyterian Church in Atlanta Saturday at 1pm with a reception to follow at the church. In lieu of flowers, gifts may be made to Central Presbyterian Church or the Allan and Elizabeth Marshall Scholarship at Clayton State College. H.M. Patterson & Son Spring Hill. Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on Sept. 28, 2007.
Note: Interment 9/29/2007
Alta Vista Cemetery
Plot: Block 1N, Lot 102, Grave E2
Created by: William Roha
Record added: Apr 17, 2011
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