Wall nee Greek, Marilynne Jo

Date: Monday, February 9, 2015
Time: 1:00 to 2:00 PM

Visitation Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Date: Monday, February 9, 2015
Time: 2:00 PM

Service Location:
Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO

Green Mound Cemetery, St. Clair, MO

Memorials / Donations:
May be made to Green Mound Cemetery.


Marilynne Jo Wall nee Greek, known to most as Jo, of St. Clair, MO, departed this life in Sullivan, MO, on February 5, 2015, having reached the age of eighty-five years, eleven months and fourteen days. Jo was born in the state of Ohio on February 21, 1929, daughter of Tilden Greek and Bertha Ann Greek nee Ghaster. On November 20, 1972, she was united in marriage to Rev. Ren Nighton Wall, known to all as Rube, and they were blessed to have fourteen years together.

Jo is survived by nieces, nephews, great and great-great-nieces and nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends.

Jo was preceded in death by her husband, Rube Wall; by her brother, John James Greek; and by her two sisters, Donna Jean Pilkenton and Eleanor Ann Greek.

Jo was a Christian of the Baptist faith and had enjoyed visiting various churches throughout her life, including Four Ridge Baptist Church in Booneville, AR, Duly Baptist Church in St. Clair, MO and most recently, St. Clair Southern Baptist Church in St. Clair. During the years she and Rube were married, she enjoyed being a homemaker and rancherís wife. After his death, she became a Certified Nurseís Assistant and had been employed by various nursing homes and hospitals in the area. She loved caring for and fellowshipping with the elderly. Jo had a variety of hobbies and interests in her life, including collecting various bell and magnet memorabilia. She especially loved animals of all kinds and she had enjoyed the companionship of a pet dog.

A kind and loving aunt, great and great-great-aunt, cousin and treasured friend, she will be sadly missed and lovingly remembered by all who knew and loved her.

Funeral services were held at 2:00 PM Monday, February 9, 2015 at Russell Colonial Funeral Home in St. Clair, MO, with the Rev. Bill Savage officiating. Interment was in Green Mound Cemetery in St. Clair, MO. Memorials may be made to the cemetery.