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Marvie Lee Harrison

COFFEEVILLE — Marvie Lee Harrison, 93, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 at his home in Coffeeville. Funeral services will be held on Saturday at 1 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Coffeeville with Bro. Greg Baker, Bro. Truman Scarborough, the Rev. Charles Lipe and the Rev. Larry Kilgore officiating. Burial will be in the Coffeeville City Cemetery. Visitation will be on Saturday from noon until service time at the church. Seven Oaks Funeral Home of Water Valley is in charge of arrangements.

Born in Coffeeville, he served in the United States Army as an automatic rifleman during World War II where he received several medals for his service in combat, including the Purple Heart and the Bronze Star. He retired as a shipping supervisor for Rockwell International in Grenada. He was a Mason and member of First Baptist Church of Coffeeville where he served as a deacon.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Drucilla Koonce Harrison.

He is survived by his daughter, Geneva Allen of Oxford; grandchildren Stephanie Parks and John Allen, both of Oxford; great-granddaughter, Anna Grace Allen of Oxford; sister, Bessie Kilgore of Coffeeville; and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.