Marshall Wayne Needham
Marshall Wayne Needham, 47, of Pocola died Wednesday, April 9, 2014, in Fort Smith, Ark. Marshall was born April 22, 1966, in Fort Smith to William David and Marilyn L. (Graham) Needham. Marshall was in the Air National Guard. He worked at Southern Steel and Wire. He was of the Southern Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his mother; grandparents, C.W. and Alice Needham; Andy and Vivian Graham.Survivors include his wife, Bonnie of the home; step-children, Ryan Cox of Red Oak, Mandy Cox of Spiro, Brittney Walls of Howe, Anna Harvey of Charleston, S.C., Chris Parker of Pensacola, Fla., Jennifer Dietz of New Jersey; 10 step-grandchildren; brothers, Shon McDonald of Arizona, Steven Neal of Arkoma, Charles Houck of Fort Smith; sisters, Sandra Needham of Van Buren, Ark., Sharon Lofts of Pocola, Elizabeth Dunn of Bonanza, Ark.; father, Bill Needham and wife Ruby of Pocola; stepmother, Joyce Needham of Van Buren; other relatives and loved ones. Services will be held at noon Saturday, April 12, at Evans Chapel of Memories, Pocola, with the Rev. Paul Walker officiating. Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Martindale, Alex Needham, Matt Wilson, Ronnie Goodman, James Goodman, C.J. Dunn, Chris Simons and Westly Osbourn.