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A resident of the Ava community since 1967 Marvin Roy Huff, the son of Elbert J. Huff and Celestie Cardelia D. Legg Huff, was born on Nov. 24, 1912, in Meadowview, Va., and at 5 months old moved to Missouri. He departed this life on Aug. 21, 2007, in his home in Ava, at the age of 94.
Marvin was a resident of the Ava community since 1967, moving from California where he worked as a machinist for 30 years. He was also a farmer.
On July 27, 1936, Marvin and Valma Agnes Davis were united in marriage in Yuma, Ariz. She preceded him in death in November 2006.
Marvin was a 50-year member of the Ava Masonic Lodge and was a Christian of the Baptist faith. Marvin enjoyed being with his family.
Marvin was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Valma; three sisters, Armenta Hamilton, Roxie Dewhirst and Nora Belle Stone; and three brothers, William “Willie”, Herbert and Barton Huff.
He is survived by numerous nieces, nephews, great- and great-great-nieces and nephews; and other relatives and friends.
Services for Marvin will be Saturday at 10 a.m. in Clinkingbeard Funeral Home, Ava, with the Rev. Tom Johnson officiating. Masonic Services will also be conducted.
Interment will follow in the Goodhope Cemetery. The family requests memorials to the Community Hospice of Mtn. Grove at the funeral home. Online condolences may be made to www.clinkingbeardfuneralhome. com.