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Glenn W. Ervin, 81

Glenn W. Ervin, 81, of McMinnville (Gath community) died Sunday, Feb. 3 at his residence. He was born on March 9, 1931 and grew up in Smithville.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy serving his country in the Korean War, a retired insurance adjuster, active farmer, and a member of Church of the Lord Jesus Christ of the Pentecostal faith. Mr. Ervin was preceded in death by his parents Alex Wilson and Maggie Pedigo Ervin, and his brother Frank Ervin.
Survivors include his wife Dorothy Evelyn Harris Ervin of the Gath community; sons Charles E. Ervin and wife Cynthia of Bethpage, and G. Edward Ervin of Cookeville; brother James Ervin and wife Bobby of Smithville; and grandchildren Edward Wilson Ervin, Anna Elisabeth Ervin, Olivia Jane Ervin, and Mary Alice Ervin. Many other family members and friends also survive.
Funeral service is 1 p.m. Friday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Ernest J. Cantrell, Rev. Freeman Frothingham and Rev. Daniel Stirnemann will officiate. Interment will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens. The Ervin family will receive friends Thursday from 5 to 8 p.m., and again on Friday from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Feb. 6, 2013

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