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Howard Marlin

EDINBERG-Howard Donald
Marlin, 88, died Monday, December 11,
2000 at Skyline Terrace Nursing Home
in Woodstock.
Mr. Marlin was born Jan.27,
1912, in Fayette, Mo., son of the late
Rev. Harold D. Marlin and Esther Ann
Parks Marlin.
He was a graduate of
Southwestern University in Texas
and an Army veteran of World War II,
where he fought in the Battle of the
Bulge and recieved the Purple Heart.
He taught high school for five years
in Texas, was an executive for Boy
Scouts of America for two years and
the American Red Cross, retiring
after 35 years. He was a member
of the Woodstock United Methodist
Church, serving as head usher
and president of the Methodist
Men's Club.
Surviving are his wife,
Bonnie Lankford Marlin, a son,
Robert Marlin of Jerez, Mexico,
a daughter, Martha Ann Checkett
of Portland, Oregon; three sisters:
Pauline Caffey of Abilene , Texas;
Melba Anderson of Weatherford,
Texas; and Ora Lee Morris of
Alington, Texas; and three
The Revs. David Palmer
and Jay Ashby conducted memorial
services on Friday, December 15,
2000, at Woodstock United Methodist
Memorial contributions
may be made to the American Red
Cross, P.O. Box Woodstock, Va. or
Woodstock United Methodist Church,
156 S. Mulenburg St., Woodstock, Va.

Memorial Service
In Loving Memory