The Rev. Van Weldon Marcontell, 102, passed away Monday, July 1, 2013.  A funeral service was July 5 with interment following in Pioneer Cemetery.

The Rev. Marcontell was born March 6, 1911. He was an ordained minister for many years with the Assemblies of God and pioneered and pastored many churches in Texas.  He pastored in Graham from 1948 through 1955. 

He is predeceased by his wife of 63 years, Eula Marie Smith.


Survivors include two sons, Don Marcontell and wife Carol and David Marcontell and wife Susan; three grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

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