She was born on October 13, 1933 in Cabool, Missouri, the daughter of Allen and Lucille Preston. Zona attended and graduated from Cabool High School.
Zona was united in marriage to Harold David Marshall on October 4, 1952 and together they owned and operated Marshall Salvage in Cabool for over 30 years.
Zona was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; sister and brother-in-law, Thelma and Loyd Adams; and brother-in-law, John Wilson.
She is survived by two sisters, Alberta McGownd and husband Jack of Mtn. Grove and Beverly Wilson of Topeka, Kansas; nieces, Tabby Raney and husband Steve, Libby Bowie and husband Martin, Johnnie Sherman, Jackie Erickson and husband Matt, Debbie Tetrick and husband Sam, and Terry Barnes and husband Jim; and nephews, Rick Wilson and Tim Adams and wife Kathy.
Zona was a kind and gentle person who was loved and will be dearly missed.
Graveside services were held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, June 18, 2016, at Cabool Cemetery with Rev. Rick Batten officiating. Pallbearers were Jeremy Raney, Nate Moore, Martin Bowie, Steve Raney, Rick Wilson and Jim Sigman. Honorary pallbearer was Jack McGownd. Interment was in Cabool Cemetery under the direction of Elliott-Gentry-Carder Funeral Home of Cabool. Online condolences may be made at www.egcfuneralhome.com.