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Evelyn Campbell Marshall

April 8, 1928 — February 22, 2021

Evelyn Marshall affectionately known as "Granny'' was born in Brooklet, Georgia on April 8, 1928 to the late Sylvester Campbell and Lillie Mae Platt Campbell. She made her transition in life on Monday, February 22, 2021. Evelyn attended Brooklet Public Schools in Brooklet, Georgia. Evelyn loved her family and friends. Granny loved living life on a grand scale! She lived through segregation, through the beginning of the civil rights movement, through picking cotton and strawberries with her own bare hands and through sitting on the back of the bus to where she sat at the front of the bus. Granny also lived to see Blacks gain the right to vote and to see the first Black President Obama and the first Black woman Vice President Kamala Harris. At the age of 15, she entered into marriage with the late Elder Isiah Marshall. She loved cooking, the outdoors, basketball, baking, and reading the Bible. Granny loved her "people", her family unconditionally . In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Isiah Marshall; daughters, Laverne McLaughlin, Naomi Marshall, Gladys Marshall; sisters, Lottie Ervin, Ida Gilchrist, Ann Campbell, Jessie Lee Campbell, Lena Mae Campbell; brothers, Wendell Campbell, Willie James Campbell; grandchildren, Christopher I. Marshall, Latanya McLaughlin, Charles Tyler, Benjamin Fultz, and Jason Tyler. Evelyn is survived by daughters, Eula Bell Tyler of Detroit, Michigan, Charlotta Marshall of Atlanta, Georgia, Lottie Marshall Fultz of Detroit, Michigan; nine grandchildren, Latoya McLaughlin, Tanisha Fambro, Lashanda McLaughlin, Willie D Marshall, Savannah Smith, Erica Marshall, David Fultz, John Fultz, Isiah Fultz; and a host of great and great- great grandchildren, and nieces and nephews, cousins and other relatives and close friends. Her legacy she left includes 6 children, 14 grandchildren, 31 great grandchildren and 11 great great grandchildren. In her later years "Granny" connected to her Campbell family especially her niece Rosemary Wilson of Delray Beach, Florida and her Cousin Elaine Wescott of Bear, Delaware who both called daily to check on their beloved Auntie as they called her. Special thanks to Granny's nephew Larry Campbell, Sister-in -law Gloria Campbell and other Family and Friends who made this life moment special and a little easier.
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