Marshall William Stigers  


Sentinel-News Obituary

Marshall William Stigers, 68, died at his residence in Hatton Saturday, September 23, (1967) following a long illness.

A native of Franklin County, he lived most of his life in Shelby County.  Stigers was a retired employee of the L & N Railroad, and a member of the Beechridge Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon for the past 40 years.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Bessie Mae Perkins Stigers, Shelby County; three sons, Allen Gene Stigers of Harlingen, Texas; Harold Douglas Stigers of Louisville and James Donald Stigers of Frankfort; a sister, Mrs. Emmitt Vannatta of Louisville; a brother B. K. Stigers of Frankfort; four grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services were conducted at Harrod Brothers Memorial Chapel at 1:30 p.m. Monday with the Rev. Douglas Olive, Beechridge Baptist Church officiating.

Burial was in the family lot at Mt. Zion Cemetery.

The pallbearers were Joe Skelton, Walter Thompson, South Devers, Cecil Woods, T. A. Gabbard and Hubert Young.

SOURCE OF INFORMATION:  Submitted by Mark Stigers, a relation to the deceased.


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