Marvin Mickel (77)
Published: Friday, June 21, 2013
Marvin Mickel, 77, of Knoxville and formerly of Dayton, died Friday morning, June 21, 2013, in a Knoxville hospital. Marvin was born in Dayton on Feb. 1, 1936, the son of the late George and Elsie Stinnett Mickel. He was also preceded in death by three brothers, Kenneth Mickel, Clarence Mickel and Clyde Mickel and his grandson, Mark Lambert.
Marvin was raised in Dayton and lived most of his life in Cleveland, Tenn. and then Knoxville.n As a youngster he attended the White Oak Baptist Church and he was employed as a bookkeeper.
Marvin is survived by his three sons, Bobby Mickel of Huntsville, Ala., Steve Mickel of Guntersville, Ala. and David Mickel of Albertville, Ala.; his three daughters, Patricia Smith of Athens, Tenn., Janice Lambert of Cleveland, Tenn. and Aimee Branch of Jefferson City, Tenn.; six brothers, Felix Mickel, Jimmy Mickel, Bobby Mickel, Ricky Mickel and Sam Mickel all of Dayton and Gene Mickel of Whitwell, Tenn.; five sisters, Willie Mae Swafford, Myrtice Peavyhouse, Melrose Mickel and Georgie Locke all of Dayton and Lois Carpenter of Graysville; ten grandchildren, Brian Mickel, Whitney Payne, Kris Mickel, Somer Mickel, Chance Smith, Maelyn Mickel, Haley Branch, Sarah Branch, Shelby Lambert and Erica Lambert along with his five great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his very special companion, Lois Scruggs of Knoxville.
Funeral services with military honors will be held Sunday afternoon at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Vanderwall Funeral Home with Rev. Clyde Fitzgerald and Rev. Bill Ewing officiating. He will be laid to rest in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.
Please share your memories of Marvin on his online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.
The family is being served by the Vanderwall Funeral Home in Dayton where they will receive friends Sunday one hour before the funeral.
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