John Marlow, age 80 was born June 23, 1941, and passed away on February 5, 2022, to Frankie and Al Marlow in Elma, Washington.
He was a loving husband, father, son, and grandfather. He worked as a logger and in the coal mines. He served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He also drove a truck and was an owner-operator for a long time and went by the CB handle of Papa Smurf.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Ruby and Tobe Marlow; his parents, Frankie and Al Marlow; his wife, Nettie Marlow; his daughter, Betty Danver; daughter-in-law, Becky Marlow, and grandsons, Chuy, Coronado, and Charles Marlow.
He is survived by his brother, Poncho Marlow and wife Sue; sons, William Marlow, Johnny Marlow and wife Rhonda, James Marlow and wife Joni; son-in-law, Donald Danver, all of Clarksville, Arkansas; his daughters, Alline Mooney of Texas, and Frankie Gilmer and husband Shawn of Clarksville Arkansas; he is also survived by numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.