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Newton “Newt” Mabrey Marler, Jr., 88, Algiers, LA, died Saturday, July 17, 2004 at Meadowcrest Hospital. Funeral services were Tuesday, July 20, 2004 at 1:30 PM at the Mothe Funeral Home in Harvey, LA. Mr. Marler is a USN officer retired. He is survived by his wife, Mary Helen Barkei Marler; a daughter, Margaret Marler (John A.) Dubret; five grandchildren, Joseph Mabrey (Athena) Dubret, Catherine Dubret (Stephen) Strickland, Rebecca Dubret, Michelle Dubret, and Elizabeth Dubret; great-grandson, Stephen Strickland and a sister Sarah M. Stallings. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Newton Mabrey Marler and a

brother Robert L. Marler and a sister Florence M.

Nixon. He was a native of Stansel, AL, raised in Demopolis, AL, and a resident of Algiers, LA since 1953. In Leiu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Covenant House 611 N. Rampart Street, New Orleans, LA 70112 or the charity of your choice, preferred.