Sara Jane Marshall
May 4, 1939 - April 5, 2023
Sara Jane (Harding) Marshall, 83, of Shoals, passed away at 12:52 A.M. on Wednesday April 5, 2023 at Jasper Memorial Hospital.
Born on May 4, 1939 in Shoals, she was the daughter of Charles A. And Hazel J. (Qualkenbush) Harding.
Jane married James “Jim” Marshall on February 10, 1963 at the Shoals Christian Church and he preceded her in death on September 28, 2022.
Jane graduated from Shoals High School in 1957 and was a member of the Shoals Christian Church. She was a retired member of Gamma Iota Chapter of Psi Iota Xi Sorority, where she held all offices of the sorority; was the Secretary for many years for the Martin County Historical Society. Jane and Jim were selected as Grand Marshall of the 2011 Shoals Catfish Festival, were presented the 2016 Philanthropist of the Year Award by the Martin County Community Foundation, and they also received the 2018 Martin County Historical Society Award for Years of Service.
As a teenager, Jane, worked at Fuhrman Cider Stand and the Jug Rock Grill. After graduation she was employed at Daviess County Hospital and Queen’s Clothing Store for several years. She was also co-owner of Marshall Motors, manager and book keeper of Shoals Trailer Court, and manager of Marshall Storage Units in Shoals and Montgomery.
Surviving to cherish Jane’s memory are her sisters, Elizabeth (John) Chattin, of Shoals, and Charleen A. Tarr, of French Lick; nephew, Aaron (Crystal) Tarr, of Shoals; and great-nieces, Olivia G. And Peyton E. Tarr, of Shoals.
She was preceded in death by her husband; parents; grandparents; and several aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Funeral services will be at Noon on Saturday, April 8, 2023 at the Queen-Lee Chapel of George Funeral Care, with Pastor Gary Norris officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be from 10 A.M. until the service hour on Saturday at the Queen-Lee Chapel.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Martin County Historical Society, In Memory of Jim and Jane Marshall.