Marvin E. Edwards of Rogers, Arkansas, son of the late Ozzie G. and Mayme Missouri Glenn Edwards , was born on December 4, 1929 and passed away on March 4, 2017, at Circle of Life Hospice Center in Bentonville, Arkansas at the age of 87 years, 3 months and 1 day.
Marvin had lived in Dexter most of his life before moving to Rogers Arkansas. He was a truck driver for many years before retiring. He also was a veteran of the U.S. Army where he was a recipient of the purple heart in the Korean war.
On May 7, 2004, he was married to Mona Proffer in Dexter, Missouri.
Surviving are his wife, Mona Edwards of Rogers Arkansas; two daughters, Diane Berry of Neelyville, Missouri; Denise Nelson of Abilene Texas; one son, David Edwards of Farmington, Missouri; eight grandchildren; sixteen great grandchildren; and one sister, Elvie Rodriguez of St. Louis Missouri; one brother, James Edwards of Wright City, Missouri. Other relatives and many friends also survive.
Friends may call on Wednesday, March 8, 2017, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter. Elks services will be at 7:00 p.m.
Friends my also visit Thursday morning March 9, 2017 before going to the Cemetery.
Interment will follow in the Hagy Cemetery in Dexter with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter, Missouri in charge of arrangements.
Watkins & Sons Funeral Service - 573-624-3548