Mrs. Emily Marie Marston, age 89, of Owenton, passed away Friday, Aug. 16, at the New Horizons Medical Center.
Born June 7, 1924, in the Fairbanks community of Owen County, she was the daughter of the late Jimmy D. and Hattie B. Jones Hammond. Mrs. Marston was a homemaker and devout member of the South Fork Baptist Church, where she had been a Sunday School teacher and a member of the choir. For over 65 years, she served her church making the unleavened bread for communion.
Surviving are her husband of nearly 68 years, Chester Marston; her children, Barry (Donna) Marston of Frankfort, Bruce (Mary Ann) Marston of Knoxville, TN, and Sherry (David) Lyons of Owenton; two sisters, Beulah Cull and Bernice Harris of Owenton; nine grandchildren and six great grandchildren.
Services were held at McDonald and New Funeral Home Aug. 17. Burial was in the Owenton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to Owen County Relay for Life.