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 Lawrence C Marrs

Lawrence C Marrs

Mercer County, Missouri, USA
Death 10 Jun 1995 (aged 86)
Saint Joseph, Buchanan County, Missouri, USA
Burial Craig, Holt County, Missouri, USA
Memorial ID 153864226 · View Source
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Lawrence C. Marrs, 86, St. Joseph, MO., formerly of Mound City, Mo., died Saturday, June 10, 1995, at a St. Joseph Hospital following a short illness.

Mr. Marrs was born in Mercer County Dec. 28, 1908, to Matthew and Sarah Kindred Marrs.

He lived in Belleville, Kan. for nine years. He lived most of his life in the d City area, moving to St. Joseph in 1972.

He was owner/operator of Marrs Super Grocery Store in Mound City from l946 to 1955, then was district manager for Modern School Supply, traveling in a nine-state area. He retired in 1972, and assisted his son in the home construction business.

He was a member of the First Christian Church, St. Joseph, and a former member and elder in the Mound City Christian Church; the North Side Lions Club, St. Joseph, and the Mound City Lions Club. He served in various capacities for the Lions at the local and district level.

On March 28, 1992,he married Agnes Eckert. She survives of the home.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Vera, in 1991; a son, Jerry, in 1934; three sisters, Hazel M. Marrs, Emma Titas and Theta Schaffer; and two brothers, Clarence W. and Bill.

Other survivors include two sons, Gerald D. "Jerry," Lakewood, Colo., and Larry W., St. Joseph; two daughters, Linda S. Alley, Chesterfield, and Louis Atchison, North Kansas Cy; three brothers, Dearld "Bud," Falls City, Frank, Phoenix, Ariz., and Carl, Forsyth; a sister, Blanche Moss, Mound City; eight grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Monday, June 12, at Meierhoffer-Fleeman Funeral Home, St. Joseph, Mo. The Rev. Juerce officiated.

Burial was in the New Liberty Cemetery, Mound City.
Source: Mound City News-Independent, June 15, 1995.

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