Marvin Welch Saylors Sr.

Posted By | August 12, 2019 7:54 am

Marvin Welch Saylors Sr., 81, of the Cherry Creek community of White County, passed away Aug. 10, 2019, at his residence.

Mr. Saylors was born July 15, 1938, in White County, to Wesley Welch Saylors and Gertie Clarce Nash Saylors.

He was retired from Fleetguard after 33 years.  Mr. Saylors earlier was a welder for the King Corporation for 13 years and enjoyed farming as well.

Mr. Saylors was a member of the Wesley Chapel Methodist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Hamp Eugene Saylors (infant) and Sam Saylors.

Survivors include his wife of 59 years, Virginia Davis Saylors; children, Marvin (Rosie) Saylors, Jr., of Sparta, Sue (Kevin) Jolly, of Sparta, Angie (Chris) Manus, of Bumpus Mills, Jeff Saylors, of Sparta, Michelle Saylors, of Rhode Island; eight grandchildren, Matthew Jolly, Ashley Williams, Jenny Strickland, Adam Saylors, Wesley Saylors, Amy Green, Kathy Garcia, Kayla Manus; nine great-grandchildren; brother, Bobby Joe (Ruth) Saylors and their daughter, April Saylors, of Sparta; and nephew, Tim Saylors, of Monterey.

Funeral service will be 11 a.m., Aug. 13, 2019, at Hunter Funeral Home, with burial in the Nash Cemetery. Thomas Lee Davis and Chris Reagan will officiate, with Larry “Bubba” Johnson providing the music.  The family will receive friends from 5-8 p.m., Aug. 12, at the funeral home.

Hunter Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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