CHICAGO -- Marvin Minner, 54, formerly of New Madrid, Mo., died Aug. 14, 2005.
Born Aug. 17, 1950, in New Madrid, son of the late Albert and Norma Burns Minner, he served in the U.S. Navy from March 10, 1969, until he was honorably discharged on Feb. 10, 1975. He then worked as a deputy sheriff at Cook County Hospital in Chicago for 12 years.
Survivors include: two sons and a daughter-in-law, Gerald and Yolanda Howliett of East St. Louis and Marvin Everett of Chicago; two daughters, Tameika Beck of Greenwood, Miss., and Tammy Beck of Calumet City; three brothers, Milton Minner of Lorraine, Ohio, Pete Minner of Chicago and Luther Minner of St. Paul, Minn.; four sisters, Dorothy Bowen of Renton, Wash., and Lucille Johnson, Barbara Blake and Enarvel Kellum of Chicago; nine grandchildren; and a special friend, Vickie White of Milwaukee, Wis.
In addition to his parents, three brothers and two sisters preceded him in death.
Services were conducted Saturday at Richards Funeral Home Inc. in New Madrid. The Rev. Cleveland Brown officiated.
Burial followed in the Evergreen Cemetery.
Pallbearers were: Rickie Taylor, Richard Grant, Tyrone Johnson, Dennis Minner, Donald Minner, Darryl Minner, Marvin Jones and Nathaniel Johnson.
Honorary pallbearers were: Stephen Minner, Mark Jones, Lynn Hall, Rick Childress, Michael Adler, Keith Lifter, Mark Minner and Kemel Kellum.