|Birth: ||Dec. 17, 1920|
|Death: ||Sep. 21, 2007|
LAKE WALES--Marvin Walter Smith, 86, of Lake Wales died of heart failure Friday, September 21, 2007 at his home.
Born December 17, 1920 in Indian Mound, TN; he has been a resident of Florida for 45 years moving to Lake Wales from Avon Park 30 years ago. He was a retired self-employed mobile home developer. He was a member of the Central Avenue Baptist Church and a veteran of World War II, serving in the U.S. Army.
Marvin was preceded in death by his wife, Vera Cockrell Smith in 2002; and his parents, Walter & Beuna (Gillum) Smith. Survivors include his daughters, Shirley Hayes of Mulberry; Joyce Williams of Texas, Peggy Hawn of Avon Park; son, Dale Smith of Lake Wales; sisters, Irene Norfleet of TN; Francis Byrd of TN; 9 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held from 10:00 AM until service time at 11:00 AM, Monday, September 24, 2007 at the Central Avenue Baptist Church with Rev. Charles Cooper officiating. Interment will follow at the Lake Wales Cemetery.
Marion Nelson Funeral Home, Lake Wales.
Vera Elvie Cockrell Smith (1926 - 2002)
Lake Wales Cemetery
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Record added: Sep 21, 2007
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