Viletta May "Vi" Marshall1,2

ID#390, b. 2 May 1908, d. 7 December 1991
Father: Spencer Lee Marshall
Mother: Alice C. Miner

Birth date: 2 May 1908
Birth place: Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.1,3

Her middle name was spelled with an "e" rather than a "y" on her marriage record.4

Viletta married Lawrence Jay Harris, son of James Alfred "Jim" Harris and Bessie Jane Pierce, on 21 September 1938 at Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia. Vernon C. Cutright, a minister of the M. E. Church, certified that he united them in marriage.4

She became a widow at age 82 when Lawrence died on 9 July 1990.5

Vi died at age 83 in a long-term care facility on 7 December 1991 in Columbus, Franklin County, Ohio.3,6

A memorial service for Vi was conducted on 10 December 1991 at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes Chapel, 1109 Second Street, Moundsville, Marshall County, West Virginia.6 Viletta's body was interred on 10 December 1991 in the Halcyon Hills Memorial Park, Rt. 88, Sherrard, Ohio County, West Virginia.6
Family Line(s):
Harris Index
Last Edited Date=13 Aug 2014


  1. [S871] Viletta May Marshall, Marshall County Register of Births, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online, file 4130821_00552.jpg.
  2. [S1896] Lee Marshall household, 1910 U.S. Census, Marshall County, West Virginia, Cameron District, Enumeration District 94, sheet 12B, National Archives micropublication T624_1688.
  3. [S316] Ohio Deaths, 1958-2000,, online (Provo, Utah:, Viletta M. Harris data.
  4. [S870] Marriage License for Lawrence J. Harris and Viletta Mae Marshall, Marshall County, electronic image by West Virginia Archives & History, online, file 4130846_00105.jpg.
  5. [S316] Ohio Deaths, 1958-2000,, online (Provo, Utah:, Lawrence J. Harris data.
  6. [S761] Funeral memorial card, (Moundsville, West Virginia: Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes Chapel), Viletta M. Harris, 10 December 1991 service.