Marion Deal


Marion Andrew Deal, 81, of Payson, died Oct. 3, 2001, in Payson. He was born Dec. 25, 1919 in Hayti, Mo.

Mr. Deal was a card dealer and an avid golfer. He was a highly decorated war veteran with five bronze stars and numerous campaign ribbons and spent 20 years in the Army. He was in World War II, and Korea. He was a member of the VFW and the American Legion.

Survivors include two sisters, Rena M. Linderman of Payson and Virginia Sheldon and her husband Kenneth of Inverness, Fla.; one niece, Bonnie Baum and her husband Glenn of Payson; two grandnieces, Lois and Tina; two grandnephews, J.D. and Edward; and numerous great grandnieces and nephews.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7 at Payson Care Center, 107 E. Lone Pine, Payson, AZ 85541.

Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9 at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix.

Donations can be made to RTA Hospice, 107 E. Frontier Street, Payson, AZ. 85541.

Arrangements were handled by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.

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