Marvin Edward Ezell of Sheridan, Ark., was born Oct. 16, 1928, in Sparkman, Ark., the son of the late Ed and Lila Ezell.
He built and operated Southern Fruit and Grocery until his retirement. He was an avid outdoorsman, and loved to hunt and fish. He also loved his garden and had a beautiful vegetable garden each year.
Marvin died June 18, 2019, at the VA Hospice at age 90.
He was preceded in death by his wife: Eunice Lavone Ezell; and his son: Edward “Sonny” Ezell.
Survivors include his daughter: Letha (Lynn) Files; two grandchildren: Jennifer Files and Chris (Tanya) Files; four great-grandchildren: Jon Michael Robertson, Ashlyn Files, Madison Files, and Lillian Files; one sister: Dorothy Brickley; and a host of nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held at 10 a.m. on June 21 at New Owen Cemetery in Griffith Springs.
Arrangements were by Buie Funeral Home of Sheridan (870) 942-3231. Please sign the online guestbook at www.buiefuneralhome.com.