December 14, 1936 - June 6, 2021
Mr. George Marshall, Sr., 84 of Peoria, IL passed away at 7:37 pm on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. George was born on December 14, 1936 in Clarksdale, MS. George loved music, especially the Juke Joint Music, the Back Water Blues. He loved to dingle with his guitar. Everyone loved George. He was the last of the Mohegans. George loved fixing things. George leaves to cherish his most precious memories, his son, George (Angela) Marshall, Jr.; his daughter and caregiver, Dora Polnitz, Shirley Marshall; his step children, Frankie (Kimberly) Polnitz, David (Lisa) Polnitz, Willie Mae Polnitz and Ezra Mitchell all of Peoria, IL; his other caregiver, his granddaughter, Erika Morgan; and a host of many grand and great grandchildren; nieces, nephews, other family and friends. He is preceded in death by his parents. Funeral services will be held at 11 am, Saturday, June 12, 2021 at Simons Mortuary, with a visitation beginning at 10 am. Pastor Fred Robinson of Greater Wisdom Pentecostal Church will officiate. Simons Mortuary has been entrusted with arrangements. Online condolences may be made at SimonsMortuary.com. The service will be live streamed on Simons Mortuary's Website or Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/Simons-Mortuary-232095303487150 promptly AT THE TIME OF THE SERVICE. Due to Covid-19 restrictions, social distancing and attendance, funerals are limited to 50 family members of the decedents, not including the staff at Simons Mortuary. The chapel can socially distance and seat no more than 50 or less people. All others will be able to flow through prior to beginning of the service. To be consistent with recommendations from the National Funeral Directors Association (NFDA), funeral home directors have been instructed and should follow CDC guidelines on gatherings, including those directly related to funerals, visitations, or graveside services. Funerals are limited to no more than 50 of the decedent’s immediate family members. *In an effort to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, we ask that everyone in attendance: wear a face mask and refrain from hugging, kissing and shaking hands (as hard as it is to see someone you care about and not touch them). *It is our responsibility as a Funeral Directors, to do everything we can to advise families in order to honor our beloved Families and to keep everyone as safe as possible.
Mr. George Marshall, Sr., 84 of Peoria, IL passed away at 7:37 pm on Sunday, June 6, 2021 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center. George was born on December 14, 1936 in Clarksdale, MS. George loved music, especially the Juke Joint Music,... View Obituary & Service Information
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