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Marvin Lee Wilson

Marvin Lee Wilson passed away August 12, 2019 at the age of 95. He passed peacefully in his home with his daughter Rhonda at his side. Marvin was the son of Joy and C.G. (Clark) Wilson. Marvin is preceded in death by his beloved wife Elizabeth Gift Wilson, his only sister Juanita Wilson Whittenberg, and other very close family members. He is survived by his daughter Rhonda Leigh Wilson.

Marvin was born June 7,1924 in Corinth, Montana, but he grew up in Taloga, Oklahoma. It was here that he first met Elizabeth. He was fond of saying he met her when she was a kid and had to wait for her to grow up. They were married May 20, 1950. In September,1951, they celebrated the birth of their only child Rhonda Leigh.

After graduating from Panhandle State College, Marvin worked in Taloga for a while and then at Ft. Reno Experiment Station for three years before moving his family to Barnesville, GA in 1959. In Barnesville Marvin ran a cattle operation at Sugar Hill Farm until he retired in 1996. After losing Elizabeth in 2001, Marvin decided he wanted to return to Oklahoma. He and his daughter moved to Stillwater, OK in August of 2006.

Marvin L. Wilson lived a long and productive life. He took wonderful, loving care of his wife and daughter, worked all day every day at his job, and treated everyone with respect and honesty. He will be greatly missed by his daughter and all of those who knew and loved him.

Funeral Services were held Thursday August 15, at the Redinger Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Bob Landham of the New Vision Baptist Church officiating.  Interment followed at the Brumfield Cemetery under the direction of Redinger Funeral Home in Seiling. Memorials may be made to the Brumfield Cemetery Association in c/o Redinger Funeral Home (Box 236, Seiling, OK, 73663).

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Seiling, OK 73663
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