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A lifelong resident of the Ava area Narvel Edwin Lakey the son of Guy Lakey and Lola (Hutchison) Lakey, was born March 26, 1942, in Coldsprings, and departed this life July 17, 2007, at the age of 65.
Narvel was a lifelong resident of the Ava area. He was employed with Rawlings Sporting Goods as a riveter for about 20 years and was a self-employed truck driver. He enjoyed fishing and hunting, and loved going to cattle sales. Narvel had made a profession of faith.
Narvel was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Louise Porter and Marian Smith.
His survivors include five brothers and their spouses, Basil Lakey, Darrell Lakey and Patsy, Harold Lakey and Carol, Elwood Lakey and Judy, Marvin Lakey and Jean, all of Ava; one sister, Sue Porter and husband, Cap, of Ava; several nieces and nephews; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Service will be 10 a.m., Friday, July 20, in the Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, with the Revs. Reggie Kelly and Paul Welch officiating. Interment will follow in the Ava Cemetery. Visitation will be 9 a.m. until service time. Memorials may be made to Gideons International or a blood donation in his name.
On line condolences may be made at www.clinkingbeardfuneral home.com.