Marla Vogt


Memorial services for Marla Vogt, 47, of Madisonville, will be held at 6 p.m.., Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, at Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville. Ty Coleman and Lanier Stevens will officiate the service.

Marla Melaine Vogt was born on June 23, 1970, in Houston, to Marlin and Sonja Gail (Marbut) Birdwell. She had been employed with Champion Technologies in Centerville. Marla had also worked in the central office of Madisonville High School and at TDCJ for nearly 10 years at the BOT. She enjoyed gardening, working with her horses and especially adored her children. They were definitely one of the most important parts of Marla’s life and she would have done anything for them. Marla had lived in Madisonville since 1994 and was a member of the First Baptist Church in Madisonville.

Marla passed away Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, at her home. She was preceded in death by her mother. Her surviving family includes father, Marlin Birdwell (Debbie) of Huntsville; husband, David Vogt of Madisonville; son, Joshua Vogt (Jaycie) of Madisonville; and daughter, Katelyn Vogt of Madisonville. Marla is also survived by brothers, Jaye Birdwell of Huntsville, Carey Birdwell of Magnolia and Barry Birdwell of Montgomery; sisters, Mandy Carrell of Huntsville and Dayna Lawson of Montgomery; and mother-in-law, Linda Vogt of Madisonville.

In lieu of flowers, Marla’s family requests that memorial donations be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, Source Code: IIQ170788777 or

Arrangements were under the direction of Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville. To visit Marla's memorial tribute page, please to