Command Sgt. Maj. Johnny Neal Marlow

Command Sgt. Maj. Johnny Neal Marlow

Command Sgt. Maj. Johnny Neal Marlow, U.S. Army retired, of Carrollton died at the VA Medical Center in Jackson on Aug. 20, 2019.

He was born in Eupora on May 28, 1951, and was the son of the late Bill and Wauweece Neal Marlow.

CSM Marlow, 68, was a retired from the Mississippi Army National Guard and a was also a retired Master Sgt. with the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol. He was currently serving as a Command Sgt. Maj. with the Mississippi State Guard, as a Carroll County Sheriff’s Deputy, as the Carroll County Veterans Service Officer, and the president of Veterans Helping Veterans in Carroll County. He was a member of Vaiden Baptist Church in Vaiden.

Funeral services are at 10 a.m. on Monday at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Grenada, with burial in the North Mississippi Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Kilmichael.

Visitation is Sunday, from 4 until 8 p.m., at Oliver Funeral Home.

CSM Marlow is survived by his wife Christy Costilow Marlow of Carrollton; sons, Chris Marlow of Long Beach and Jeff Marlow of Ocean Springs; sisters, Sheila Newsom of Grenada, Carolyn Hodges of Greenwood, Peggy Brister of Kilmichael and Billie Garner of Ocean Srpings; brother Gayle Marlow of Alva; eight grandchildren, one great-grandchild and many nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Veterans Helping Veterans, P O Box 77, Carrollton, MS  38917; or a children’s charity of the donor’s choice.

Oliver Funeral Home of Winona (www.ofhwinona.com) handled the arrangements.