Marlin D. Major, 94, passed away Friday, May 22, 2009. Graveside services were held Sunday in Venus Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation was held Saturday in Clayton Kay Vaughan Funeral Home Chapel.

Survivors include daughter, Marlene Barksdale of Venus; grandchildren, Melissa England, Carrie Mason, Cliff Brockway and Christy Brady; 11 greatgrandchildren; foster daughter, Frances Brockway; and numerous nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Marlin was preceded in death by wife, Christine Major; five brothers and four sisters.