Meridian Star

Obituaries

April 15, 2014

Marvin Creekmore

MERIDIAN —     Graveside services for Marvin Dewayne Creekmore will be held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Lynville Methodist Church Cemetery near Preston, with military honors and Rev. Ron McDougald officiating.

    Mr. Creekmore, 86, of Steens, died April 13, 2014, at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo. Graveside services will be Wednesday at Lynville Methodist Church Cemetery near Preston, with military honors and Rev. Ron McDougald officiating.

    Mr. Creekmore was born April 10, 1928, in Preston, to Thomas H. and Parlee Malone Creekmore Sr. He was retired from the United States Air Force after 30 years having served in Vietnam and Korea as Chief Master Seargent.  After his military career, he worked as a security guard for Kerr McGee for 14 years. Mr. Creekmore attended the Caledonia United Methodist Church and was a master mason.

    Survivors include his wife of 63 years, Ruby Johnson Creekmore of Steens; daughter, Brenda Creekmore Austin and her husband Chuck of Tunica; brother, Thomas H. Creekmore, Jr. of Ocean Springs; sister, Mabel Peden of Mobile, Ala; grandchildren, Dr. Adrian Austin and his wife, Dr. Natalie Austin of Durham, N.C., and Stephen Austin and his wife Nikki of Starkville and numerous nieces and nephews.

    He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Parlee Creekmore Sr.; brothers, Champ Creekmore, Virgil Creekmore, Guy Creekmore, Bill Creekmore and Arthur Creekmore, and sisters, Nettie Luke, Flora Mae Nester, Evelyn Key, Gertrude Weaver, Myrtle Key, and Delmer Hamby.

    Visitation will be held Tuesday from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Gunter and Peel Funeral Home.

    Honorary pallbearers will be the members of Caledonia United Methodist Church.

    Memorials may be made to the Lynville Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, c/o Tommy Luke, 1246 Magnolia Rd., Preston, MS, 39354, or Caledonia United Methodist Church, 811 Main St., Caledonia, MS, 39740.

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