• Marion is also known as: Perry County / Marion city.



First called Muckle Ridge, the city was renamed after a hero of the American Revolution, Francis Marion. Marion is the 143rd most populated city in the state of Alabama out of 578 cities. Formerly the territory of the Choctaw Indians it was founded shortly after 1819 as Muckle Ridge. The city was renamed in honor of Francis Marion, the "Swamp Fox," hero of the American Revolution prior to 1823. From the very early days, Marion created considerable history for a small town on the western frontier of Alabama. The old City Hall (1832) is but one of many antebellum public buildings, churches and homes in the city today. General Sam Houston, while President of the Republic of Texas, married Margaret Lea of Marion in the city in 1840. At the 1844 meeting of the Alabama Baptist State Convention in Marion, the "Alabama Resolutions" were passed. This was one of the factors that led to the 1845 formation of the Southern Baptist Convention in Augusta, Georgia. Marion has been called the "Athens of the South" because of the dominating presence of the educational...

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There are currently 2 funeral home listings for the city of Marion, Alabama.

Marion Obituaries

It was noted by Flint Journal on June 28th, 2015 that Arthur Jr Dickerson passed on in Flint, Michigan.  Dickerson was 83 years old and was born in Marion, AL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Arthur Jr's life.

It was disclosed by The Villages Daily Sun on November 3rd, 2013 that William Gordon Friday died in The Villages, Florida.  Friday was 87 years old and was born in Marion, AL.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor William Gordon's life.

It was disclosed by Flint Journal on November 8th, 2012 that Charlie L Leverette passed away in Flint, Michigan.  Leverette was 70 years old and was born in Marion, AL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Charlie L's life.

It was noted by Middletown Journal on August 3rd, 2012 that Wilse E Jr Nickerson passed on in Franklin, Ohio.  Nickerson was 84 years old and was born in Marion, AL.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Wilse E Jr's life.

It was written by Waterloo/Cedar Falls Courier on June 20th, 2012 that John Murphy Sr Craig passed on in Waterloo, Iowa.  Craig was 72 years old and was born in Marion, AL.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor John Murphy Sr's life.

It was disclosed on January 5th, 2012 that Clarence Levert Hill passed on in Marion, Alabama.  Hill was 73 years old and was born in Shreveport, LA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Clarence Levert's life.

Funeral Homes in Marion

Lawrence Brown Svc Funeral

Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home is located in Selma, AL on Citizens Parkway, also known as Alabama Highway 22 E. Lawrence Brown-Service Funeral Home has been locally owned and operated and serving the citizens of Selma for over 100 years.

Kirk Funeral Home
105 Centreville St
Marion, AL 36756
Miller Funeral Home
302 Pickens St
Marion, AL 36756

Marion Funeral Home News

Marion G. Salley, 82
Marion was also the sister of the late Jack Gildea and loved by his widow Janet. She was also a dear friend of Mimi Banegas. ARRANGEMENTS: Her memorial service will be held at the Campbell-Lee, Moody, Russell Funeral ... and Joyce and Al Turner, Huntsville ...

Elizabeth Deaver Murph Creech
She was born on May 19, 1931 in Spartanburg, S.C. to the late Paul Marion Murph and Elizabeth Deaver Murph of ... Paul Creech and wife Becky of Cullman, AL and Jerry Creech of Covington; three grandchildren, Matt Creech of Good Hope, Ala, Will Creech of ...

Joan E. Carter Repetto, 79
brother and sister-in-law, Edward and Lish Carter, Salem; sisters and brothers-in-law, June and Bill Dolan, Danvers, Janie and Peter Dolan, Danvers, and Joyce and Al Turner ... ARRANGEMENTS: Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 6, 2010 at 11 a.m ...

Darrion Tyree' Echols, 5
and Sedelia Simon of Marion, Houston and Charlene Barkley of Anderson, Dorothy McDonald of Anderson, Foree and Betty Dixon Sr. of Anderson; great-great-grandmother, Georgia Simon of Alabama ... Simon. Funeral Service will be Saturday November 6, 2010 at 1 ...

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