WALL, Marl Jennings

May 14th, 1941 ~ April 9th, 2016

Marl Jennings Wall, 74 of Bluefield, West Virginia, passed away Saturday, April 9th, 2016. He was born in Giles County on May 14th, 1941, and was the son of the late Phlegar Penkey and Thelma Conley Wall.  In addition to his mother and father, he was preceded in death by three brothers, George Wall, Carl Livingston Wall, and Penkey Edward Wall; and a sister, Lola Lucille Clemons. A true believer in the Second Amendment, Marl was an avid hunter and fisherman, and thoroughly enjoyed life in the mountains, especially on his all-terrain vehicle.  He also loved playing checkers and sharing his skill with others.  A loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather and brother, he will be dearly missed by his family and many friends.  Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 53 years, Carolyn Gail Russell Wall; three sons, Marl J. Wall, Jr. of Bluefield, West Virginia, Donald Broyles and fiancée Alisa Mullins of Princeton, Donald Wall of Bluefield, West Virginia; two daughters, Camille Wall of Bluefield, and Shelia Strealy and husband Alan of Bastian; four grandchildren, Sarah Elizabeth Wall, Amy Renea Wall, Isaac Strealy, and Abigail Strealy; a great-granddaughter, Alena Lynn Miles; a brother, Richard Wall and wife Jeanette of Narrows; sisters, Jean Ferguson and husband Roger of Narrows, Bernice Bivens of Narrows, Louise Stowers of Clearfork, Linda Mann of Pembroke, Mary Kay Walker of Salem, and Dorothy Stowers of Christiansburg; several nieces, nephews, cousins, and many special friends. Funeral services will be held Tuesday, April 12th, 2016 at 1 PM in the Chapel of Riffe’s Funeral Service in Narrows with Pastor Charles Bowling officiating.  Burial will follow in the Boyd Cemetery in the Wolf Creek Community near Narrows.  The family will receive friends at Riffe’s Funeral Service Monday from 6 to 8 PM. The family is being served by Riffe’s Funeral Service in Narrows, (540) 726-2442, and online at riffefuneralservice.com.