Marionette Shuford had a twin sister, Antoinette. The girls were born to William Van Shuford and Martha Helena Young Shuford December 23, 1927, in Winston Salem, Forsyth County, NC. They were premature babies, and Antoinette died at birth. Marionette had an older sister, Juanita Marie, and an older brother, William Russell, who died a few weeks after birth.
Marionette married Edward F. Lundwall, Jr., an Army chaplain. They had 3 children.
Marionette died July 13, 2007 at age 79 in Rossville, Walker County, Georgia after a long battle with cancer. She is buried in Chattanooga National Cemetery in Chattanooga, Hamilton County, Tennessee.
This blog has been the venue for much of the written work of Edward F. Lundwall Jr. It is to his memory also that this biographical piece has been posted.