Charles Ray Marlow, 74

Published 12:55 pm Thursday, April 18, 2019

Charles Ray Marlow, 74, of Stanford, passed away Monday, April 15, 2019 at Stanford Care and Rehab in Stanford.

Born May 12, 1944, in McKinney, Charles was a son of the late Edgar Marlow and Lena Burgess Marlow. He was a retired employee of Kroger where he worked as a forklift driver and was a member of Calvary Hill Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife, Carolyn Claunch Marlow of Stanford; one son, Keith Marlow (Julie) of Cincinnati, Ohio; one brother, Newt Marlow (Ruby) of McKinney; four grandchildren, Jake Marlow, Gina Marlow, Jeremy Hinkle, and Danielle McDaniel; and one great-grandchild, Landen McDaniel.

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In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter, Karlena Mae Greer; three brothers, George Marlow, Lincoln Marlow, and Edgar Marlow, Jr.; and three sisters, Beatrice Marlow Tinsley, Jewell Marlow Davidson, and Lena Marlow Castle.

Funeral services are at 1 p.m. today (Thursday, April 18) at Spurlin Funeral Home with Reverend Johnny Adamson officiating. Burial will follow at Buffalo Springs Cemetery in Stanford.

Casket bearers are Rodney Marlow, Anthony Marlow, Danny Ray Marlow, Keegan Hansford, Daniel Stanley, and Taylor Hansford. Honorary bearers are David Strevals, Scott Stanley, John Long, Rob Alcorn, Harlow Moore, Janet Long, Jeff Durham, and his nieces.