Mary Lou Marshburn

November 07, 1937 - April 17, 2023


Obituary For Mary Lou Marshburn

Mary “Mary Lou” Marshburn, 85 of Richlands, passed away Monday evening at her home surrounded by her loving family. Mary Lou was an amazing person who loved and adored her family and friends. She was a lifetime member of Bethany Baptist Church. She never missed having her snuff “candy” and enjoyed her gardening along with sitting on her front porch. Although, Mary Lou has gone home to be with her Lord and Savior, she will be missed by all, but remembered in our hearts forever. A Visitation will be held on Friday, April 21, 2023 from 6 – 8 PM at Bethany Baptist Church, 1077 Nine Mile Road, Richlands, NC 28574. A Funeral Service will be held at 10:00am on Saturday, April 22, 2023 also at Bethany Baptist Church, followed by a Committal Service at Charles Field Cemetery on Ben Williams Road, Richlands. Pastor Nelson Padgett will be officiating. Mary Lou is preceded in death by her husband Roland Marshburn, son Charles Marshburn, parents Vass and Ida Swinson Gwynn, sisters Daisey Bell Foy, Patricia Foster, Lorraine Barber, Ronie Batchelor, and Nettie Foy; brothers, Pender Gwynn, Leonard Gwynn, and Charlie Gwynn.. She is survived by her sons Timmy Marshburn and wife Melinda of Richlands, Damon Marshburn of Richlands, O’Neal Marshburn of Richlands, and Garrett Marshburn and Wife, Amy of Richlands; 16 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren; and her 2 special furbabies, Snuggles and Milo. The sons wish to extend a special Thank You to her daughter in law, Amy Marshburn and also to her loving nieces and friends. Johnson Funeral Home of Jacksonville is honored to serve Mary Lou’s family during this difficult time. Please, share Memories and Condolences with the family by clicking on the “Share-A-Memory” tab.

Photos & Video

Add New Photos & Video


  • April 20, 2023

    Carolyn Tew kaminaris and husband Theo send our deepest condolences to the family.

  • April 20, 2023

    I enjoyed working in tobacco with Mary Lou. She was always fun. My condolences to all of you and praying for comfort.

  • April 19, 2023

    I am so sorry hear about your mother-in-law passing. Have comfort knowing she is in a better place. I love all of you😘🥰

  • April 19, 2023

    Praying for the Marshburn family to have peace and on comfort. Sorry about Mrs. Marshburn she was a sweet lady.

  • April 19, 2023

    So very sorry . We had some great times in years past going to yard sales and eating out. Loved her funny side. She will surely be missed. Prayers for all her family and friends.

Add a Candle

Click a candle below to add a candle to your message.


For older obituaries, please visit our obituary archive by clicking on the button below.

Call Now Button