Celebrating the Life of the Rev. Dr. Edythe Cherry Marshall

01-18-2012 by

Emily McGinley

The Rev. Dr. Edythe Cherry Marshall (D.Min., '82), the first female pastor to be installed in the Presbytery of Baltimore who had recently retired as minister of Hope Presbyterian Church in Arbutus, died Friday at the University of Maryland Medical Center from complications of a fall. A full obituary can be found online here. During her tenure at the church, Dr. Marshall married 221 couples, presided over 133 baptisms, and officiated at 177 church member's funerals. We give thanks for and celebrate the life and ministry of Dr. Marshall in Baltimore.