Obituary | Marshall Carroll Fortune

marshall fortuneServices for Mr. Marshall Carroll Fortune, 75, of Jefferson were held 11 A.M. Tuesday April 9, 2019 in the Capt. Wm. Perry Chapel of Haggard Funeral Home with Dr. Jeff Taylor officiating. Interment followed at Oakwood Memorial Park under the direction of Haggard Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 10 A.M. until service is held at 11 A.M. at the funeral home.

Mr. Fortune was born May 15, 1943 in Hughes Springs, to Willard and Ava Geraldine Daniel Fortune, and passed away April 5, 2019 in Jefferson, TX.

Mr. Fortune attended SFA, was a plant supervisor for Sonoco in Jefferson, millwright foreman at Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant in Glen Rose, TX.. Marshall was a member of the Masonic Lodge and was a Shriner. He was a Boy Scout leader and member of the First Baptist Church in Jefferson where he was a Deacon. Marshall married Robbie Lynn Knight Feb. 23, 1963 in Jefferson.

Mr. Fortune was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Gaylon Lee Fortune.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife Robbie of Jefferson, daughter, Marla Carol Womack & husband Rodney of Rogers, AR., Mitchell Lynn Fortune and wife Judy of Georgetown, TX., granddaughters, Olivia Womack of Rogers, AR., Abby Womack of Rogers, AR. And Mary Beth Fortune of Georgetown, TX., sister-in- law, Sharon Fortune of The Woodlands, TX., nephews, Kevin Fortune of The Woodlands, Kory Fortune of Galveston and Niece Krista Lewis of Forney, TX.

Pallbearers included Kevin Fortune, Craig Briscoe, Craig Barton, Gaylon Turner, Richard Trice and Eric Coker.

A memorial guestbook may be signed at http://www.haggardfuneralhome.com.

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