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Marvin Wayne Poss, 87
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Marvin Wayne Poss, 87, formerly of McMinnville, died Friday, March 13 at his residence.
He was born Feb. 1, 1928, in DeKalb County and was a retired truck driver, and a member of Newtown the Baptist Church. Mr. Poss was preceded in death by parents, Elmer and Estill Young Poss; wife, Mirl Raymond Poss; sisters, Elizabeth Moore, Nelda Barnes, and Louise Poss, and brothers, E.J. and James Poss.
Survivors include his children, Austin (Carolyn) Poss of Lynchburg, and Carolyn (Joe) Harper of Ft. Oglethorp, Ga.; brother, Junior Poss of Smithville; grandchildren, Melanie Womack, Christi (Brian) Waters, Shannon Poss, and Brandon Poss; step-granddaughter, MacKenzie Waters; great-grandchildren, Ashland Behling, McKenzie Marske, Colby Schleif, Braxton and Conner Waters, Ruby, Daniel, and John Austin Jimenez, and great-great grandchild Isaac Behling.
Funeral service will be 2 p.m. Sunday at McMinnville Funeral Home Chapel. Jimmy Gray will officiate. Interment will follow at DeKalb Memorial Gardens in Smithville. The Poss family will receive friends Sunday from noon to 2 p.m. in the parlors of McMinnville Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at
McMinnville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) March 15, 2015