Marvin Sanford Mann, 89, died at his home on October 3, 2014.
He was a member of Pikeville United Methodist Church and the Methodist Men’s Fellowship. He served in the U.S. Marine Corp during WWII and the Korean War.
Marvin retired from Champion Paper in Canton, North Carolina with 35 years of service in 1987. He was a wonderful and compassionate father and husband. His greatest joy was to visit with friends and family to share stories and discuss current events.
Preceding him in death were his parents, Willie and Ines Mann; sisters, Grace Cairnes and Gladys Hipps.
Survivors include his loving wife of 68 years, Betty Worley Mann; daughter, Sandra Clark; son, Duane (Pam) Mann; sister Wanda Mann; brother, W. Thomas (Wanda) Mann; granddaughters, Olivia Grace Mann and Alicia (Phillip) Kendall; grandson, Todd (Vickie) Mason; and great-grandson, James Mason.
A memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Tuesday, October 7 at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Greg Smart officiating. The family will receive friends at 10:00 a.m. prior to the service. In lieu of flowers, the family would like donations be made to Pikeville United Methodist Church’s building fund, 7 Methodist Street, Pikeville, TN 37367. Graveside rites will be held in Canton, North Carolina on Wednesday, October 8 at 3:00 p.m. EDT.
Online condolences can be made at www.reedfamilyfh.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to Putnam-Reed Funeral Home in Pikeville.