Saturday, August 23, 2014

Marvie Donnie Weeks

Marvie Donnie Weeks, 88 of Floyd, passed away on Friday, August 22, 2014 with his loving wife of 48 years by his side. He was born in Willis, VA on August 4, 1926 to the late Cullen & Sallie Weeks. He was also preceded death by his two brothers, Curtis Weeks, Harry Weeks; and a sister, Alpha Hylton.

Upon leaving Willis High School, he assisted his father in the operation of a 60 acre farm until entering the US Army. Marvie was inducted into the Army on December 22, 1944 and received his honorable discharge as Master Sergeant on December 7, 1946. He served his country with honesty and faithfulness and received many medals and honors along the way. He retired in 1988 after being a dedicated employee at the Radford Arsenal for 35 years.

Left behind to cherish wonderful memories are his wife, Ovada Weeks; sons & daughter-in-law, James Weeks, Roger & Diana Weeks; daughter & son-in-law, Brenda & Dewayne Troutt; sister-in-law, Reva Weeks; seven grandchildren and spouses, Michelle (Darrell) Bourne, Jamie Weeks, Shawn (Cindy) Weeks, Lisa Huff, Dena (Dean) Wood, Denise (Stan) Webb, and Amanda Harmon; six great-grandchildren; and two great great-grandchildren.    

Funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, August 25, 2014 at the Maberry Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Dewayne Troutt officiating. Interment will follow in the Greasy Creek Cemetery with Military Rites by Floyd V.F.W. Post # 7854 and American Legion Post # 127. The family will receive friends from 2 – 3 p.m. on Monday, August 25, 2014 at the funeral home prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Floyd County Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 257, Floyd, VA 24091 or to Floyd County Relay for Life in honor of Dillon Wood c/o Brenda Hylton, Treasurer, 200 Wills Ridge Rd. NW, Floyd, VA 24091.

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