Life Summary for Julia Karen Marshall
Every Life Has A Story…
Servant of God, well done, Rest from thy loved employ; The battle fought, the victory won, enter thy Master’s joy. Julia Karen Marshall was born to parents Floyd and Mary Julia Edwards Marshall on December 16, 1950, in Gary, Indiana. Her father preceded her in death. Karen attended Henry A. Hunt Elementary School and received a diploma from H. A. Hunt High School.
At an early age, Karen joined Trinity Baptist Church where she attended Sunday School, sang in the Children’s Choir, and was a member of the Baptist Training Union (BTU). Karen had a love of music and began to take piano lessons. Later, Karen would be asked to play for several churches in the area.
Karen attended Fort Valley State College. She was a wiz with numbers and chose a major in Mathematics.
Karen worked for the family business at Edwards Funeral Home for numerous years and greeted everyone with a smile. She was always ready to assist in any capacity that was needed.
Karen had a passion for reading, working word puzzles, and various other games. She was an avid card player. Her favorite card game was bid whist. She looked forward to the weekend and getting together with friends for a good whist game!
On Tuesday, October 5, 2021, Karen quietly made her transition from mortal to immortality. The pains of death are past. Labor and sorrow ceased; the life’s long warfare closed at last, my soul is found in peace.
Karen leaves to mourn her passing a very devoted and loving mother, Mary Julia Edwards Marshall of Fort Valley, Georgia; an Aunt Rosa L. Edwards Washington of Las Vegas, Nevada; a host of first cousins, her cousin/guardian Ronnie (Dita) Williams of Perry, Georgia with whom she held a special bond; other relatives and friends.
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