Marion Ellis Garvin

October 16, 1933October 4, 2012

Marion E. Garvin, 78, passed away Thursday, October 4, 2012 at a local health and rehab facility. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m., Saturday in the chapel of Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home with the Rev. Randall Mimbs officiating. Burial will be private. The family will meet friends from 5 – 7 p.m., Friday at the funeral home and suggests that those who wish make memorial contributions to The Children’s Hospital at the Medical Center of Central Georgia, 777 Hemlock Street, Macon 31201.

Mr. Garvin, son of the late Ellis E. and Annie Belle Champion Garvin, was a lifelong resident of Macon. He was retired from R. F. Truesdell Trucking Company as Southeastern regional manager/terminal manager and safety director and worked for Butler Toyota as a location driver. Mr. Garvin was a member of Mabel White Memorial Baptist Church and was an avid NASCAR fan.

Survivors include his wife of fifty-seven years, Betty J. Garvin of Juliette; his daughters, Teresa (Barry) Wilder of Tellico Plains, TN and Jeanne (Danny) Howell of Gray; his grandson, Nicholas (Nancy) Eddy; great-granddaughter, Peyton Nichole Eddy, all of Augusta.

Visit to express condolences.

Macon Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery has charge of arrangements.


  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 6, 2012
  • Visitation Friday, October 5, 2012

Marion Ellis Garvin

have a memory or condolence to add?


receive updates when new memories are posted

Bennie Sweat

June 13, 2013

My deepest sympathy goes out to my friend's family. I grew up with Marion, he was a loyal friend and family man.

Glenn & JoBeth Roberts

October 9, 2012

Please accept our condolences on the loss of your dad. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

October 8, 2012

Betty Jean and Family
So sorry for your loss,Marion was a lot of fun over the years we were with Truesdell, We went to a NASCAR race at Pocono when he was up for a safety meeting was a lot of fun...
Diane & I send our love, remember all the good times and smile as he is at rest... Donnie & Diane Baltzley
Gettysburg, pa.

Rhonda,Jeffrey,Lindsey and Hunter Scott

October 7, 2012

Our thoughts and prayers will continue to be with you and you family!

Allyson McElheney Smith

October 7, 2012

I have wonderful memories of "Mr. Marion". Your family will always hold a special place in my heart. May God lead you through this trying time .

Elizabeth Eddy Griggers

October 6, 2012

Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with the entire family.
In deepest sympathy.

October 6, 2012

I think about you and him everyday. Thanks. G-man.

October 6, 2012

Betty, we are thinking of you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Thomas and Vickie Young and Family, Centre, Alabama

Becky Odum

October 6, 2012

I am saddened to hear of Marion's passing. I was his hairdresser for many years, and he was always a very kind and thoughful person. Prayers to the family.

Sonya Robinson-Bell

October 5, 2012

I am so sorry for your lost . My prays are with the whole entire family. It was a pleasure taking care of your husband and father . May God wrap his loving arms around you all doing this trying time .