Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Marvin A. Duran

Mr. Marvin A. Duran, 85, passed away on November 20, 2012, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Mississippi, surrounded by his loving family.  Visitation will be Friday, November 23, 2012, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville.  Visitation will also be at North Bend Pentecostal Church in Neshoba County from 12 p.m. until service time with funeral services being held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2012, with Rev. Johnny Peden, Rev. Burlon Commer, and Rev. Lanoia Burks officiating.  Interment will be in Old Mars Hill Cemetery in Winston County.

Mr. Duran was born on October 3, 1927, to Huey Lee and Alma Ruthie Myers Duran.  He was a member of North Bend Pentecostal Church and he retired as a truck driver for Jarvis Oil Company.

He is survived by his daughters, Kay Stringfellow and Evelyn White and husband, Jule, all of Louisville, Mississippi.  Mr. Duran is also survived by four grandchildren:  Jonathan Stringfellow and wife, Donya; Brittany Lishia and husband, Joseph; Lori Young; and Leah Wylie and husband, Jason; and by two step-grandchildren, Michael White and Bradley White.  He has six great-grandchildren:  Madalyn Young; Logan Young; BreAna Stringfellow; Hayden Wylie; Jaleigh Wylie; and Jonathan David Stringfellow; as well as two step-great-grandchildren, Christian White and Hailey White.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 66 years, Burnadeen Duran; his parents; and his son-in-law, Rev. Earl Stringfellow.

The family requests that memorials be given to Old Mars Hill Cemetery Fund, Louisville, MS 39339.

Arrangements are under the direction of Nowell-Massey Funeral Home, 724 N. Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS.  Memories and condolences may be shared with the family by signing the guest register at