Marie Marshall

Published 2:18 pm Thursday, August 24, 2017

Marie Pigott Marshall, 70, passed away on Aug. 18, 2017.

Marie was born in Bogalusa and in 1960 the family moved to St. Francisville. Marie graduated from St. Francisville High School in 1964. She married Gabriel Richard and had two sons, Michael Wayne (Lisa) Richard of Addis, and William Kevin (Daphne) Richard of Valrico, Fla.

She is survived by her husband, Steve Marshall; her sons, Michael and Kevin Richard; grandchildren, Claire Richard, Deven Richard, Griffin and Garrett Richard; a brother, Robert (Lyn) Pigott; nieces, Aimee Galloway Hill, Kathy Pigott, Nancy Pigott Pace, and Bobbi Jo (Troy) Breland; nephews, Wynn (Michelle) Galloway, Joel (Erin) Galloway, and Douglas (Sheila) Pigott; and numerous aunts and uncles, along with several cousins.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert Junius “Junior” Pigott and Meita Applewhite Pigott; sister, Paula Pigott Galloway; a brother, Vencie Pigott; and grandparents, Robert Reid and Cora Pigott, and Vencie and Hazel Applewhite.

Graveside services will be held at Ponemah Cemetery on Friday, Aug. 25, at 11 a.m., with the Rev. Kelly Penton officiating.

Poole-Ritchie Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. To view and sign the register book, visit online at