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James William Marr

Posted on Tuesday, April 30, 2024 at 3:56 pm

James William Marr, 82, of Shelbyville died April 30, 2024. Graveside Services will be held 4 p.m. Friday, May 3, at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens with Mark Pierce officiating. Visitation will be from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Hillcrest Funeral Home prior to service.

He was born September 15, 1941, in Moore County, Tenn.; a Graduate of Moore County High School – Class of ’59; a retired employee of Jostens where he worked for 46+ years; and a member of the Church of Christ.

He was preceded in death by his parents, William Fred Marr and Gerta Wiser Marr; a brother, Herman Lee Marr and a sister, Carolyn Jane Delffs.

James is survived by his wife of 59 years, Elizabeth Scott Faulkner Marr; his daughter, Tammy Leigh Marr Tucker (Christopher Norman); sisters, Brenda Warren (Charles), Judy Sanders (Charles), Sherry Nowlin and Cathy Prater; three grandchildren, Christopher James Tucker (Ashlee), Jeremy Charles Tucker, Elizabeth Carol Tucker; and four great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Bedford Cancer Foundation, P.O. Box 1523, Shelbyville, TN 37162.