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Mr. Donnie Luther Marion
Born: 1940-06-03
Died: 2003-05-07
Visitation: 6 PM Thursday, May 8 at Maple Grove Baptist Church
Funeral Service: 11 AM Friday, May 9 at Maple Grove Baptist Church
Interment: Maple Grove Cemetery

Mr. Donnie Luther Marion, age 62 of Rt. 1 Orlando, died Wednesday, May 7 at his home. He was born in Green Road, KY on June 3, 1940 the son of George and Pearl Kirby Marion. He was a truck driver and a member of the Maple Grove Baptist Church.

He is survived by his wife of 22 years, Bessie Chestnut Marion; his mother, Pearl Newton of Toledo, OH; two sons, Kevin Marion of Freemont, OH, and Donnie Marion of Toledo, OH; one daughter, April Trent (Mike) of Monroe, MI; one brother, William Vester Marion (Shirley) of Wauseon, OH; and two sisters, Waynetta Knapp (Paul) of Silver Springs, FL, and Carolyn Bryant (Junior) of Toledo, OH. Also surviving are four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, George Marion; three brothers, Harold, Kenneth, and Kurl Marion; and a sister, Glenna Marion.