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Marshall William Mumford, 1921-2013
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Marshall William Mumford, 1921-2013

GREAT BEND — Marshall William Mumford, 91, died March 8, 2013, at the Cherry Village, Great Bend.
He was born Sept. 10, 1921, in Atlanta, Kan., the son of James M. and Bonnie Goldie Robinson Mumford.
Moving from McPherson in 1950, he was an automotive mechanic at O’Connell Motors, Great Bend. He was of the Methodist faith and served in the United States Army Air Corps.
He married Leona Maxine Soft and she preceded him in death.
Survivors include a daughter, Lila Collins, Great Bend; a son, James Mumford, Great Bend; a grandson, John Glisson, Kansas City; a granddaughter, Crystal Mumford, Great Bend; and many great grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Darrell and Merle Mumford.
A graveside service is scheduled at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Lone Star Cemetery, Pretty Prairie with Military Rites.  Visitation is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday with family present from 5 to 7 p.m. at Beckwith Mortuary, Larned.
Memorials may be sent to the Senior Center, Great Bend, in care of Beckwith Mortuary, Box 477 Larned, KS, 67550.  
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Funeral arrangements provided by
Beckwith Mortuary Inc. *
916 Main
Larned, KS, 67550
Great Bend (Kan.) Tribune, March 10, 2013