Marvin Edward Jennings, Jr. 1927 - 2020

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Marvin Edward Jennings, Jr., husband of the late Mildred Lange Jennings, passed away on Sunday, July 26 at the age of 93. He was born in East St. Louis, Illinois on Saturday, July 23, 1927 to the late Marvin Edward Jennings, Sr. and Alice Muir Jennings.

Marvin worked as a Finance Officer with the Central Intelligence Agency, retiring after 30+ years of service. He enjoyed watching baseball, playing softball and was an avid golfer for his entire life. He also was an accomplished bowler and was very active as a volunteer within his churches and communities in Vienna, Virginia; Oriental, North Carolina; and Clarksville, Virginia. Marvin spent many summers visiting his family in Seeley Lake.

Marvin is survived by his daughters Joyce Woodfin (William) of Clarksville; Joann Wallenburn (David), granddaughter Rachel Jennings and great grandson Ryson Adams, all of Seeley Lake; as well as numerous nieces and nephews and an extended family of grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He is also predeceased by his sister Pearl Marie Jennings; his brother Charles Theodore "Ted" Jennings, Sr. and Ted's wife Dorothy.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, July 29 at Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home Chapel in Clarksville, Virginia. A graveside service was held on Thursday, July 30 at National Memorial Park in Falls Church, Virginia.


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