Marvin Root


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Marvin Root Davis

Aug 29 1919 - Oct 06 2009

Marvin Root Davis, age 90, formerly of Greenfield, Indiana, currently of Lucas, Texas passed away October 6, 2009. He was born August 29, 1919 in Versailles, Illinois to Laurence and Mildred (Root) Davis. Marvin proudly served in the United States Army and was a veteran of World War II. He retired from Western Electric Company/Lucent after 26 years of service. He was a former member of Bradley United Methodist Church in Greenfield, Indiana. He is survived by his daughter, Barbara Green and husband, Philip of Lucas, Texas; grandchildren, Eric Green and wife, Diane of McKinney, Texas, Andrew Green and wife Charon of Boerne, Texas and Brian Davis of Ohio; great-grandchildren, Elizabeth Green, Sarah Green, William Green and Drew Caroline Green; sister, Gladys Covay of Des Plaines, Illinois; wife, Emma Jane Davis of Georgia. He was preceded in death by his parents, Laurence and Mildred Davis; wife, Janet Marie Davis; son, Richard Allen Davis; brothers, Wendell Davis, Galen Davis and sister, Virginia Becraft. Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m., Friday, October 9, 2009, in the Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Chapel with Rev. Kathryn Strempke officiating. Interment will be held at Washington Park East Cemetery, Indianapolis, Indiana. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Vitas Hospice Charitable Fund, 8585 N. Stemmons Freeway, Suite 700S, Dallas, Texas 75247.
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