Marvin Ray Jolley

Published 9:00 am Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Graveside service for Mr. Marvin Roy Jolley will be 2 p.m., Friday, April 1, 2022, in Riverwood Memorial Park. Visitation is from 1 p.m. until the time of service at Riverwood.

Mr. Jolley, 94, of Brookhaven passed away peacefully at his home in Brookhaven, surrounded by his family, March 24, 2022. Mr. Jolley was born in Lepanto, AR, July 23, 1927, to the late, John Roy Jolley and Lector Bruce Jolley. He was retired from the Military after serving 23 years. He enjoyed working with his hands, from clock repair to bicycle repair, he loved keeping things running. He also liked spending time outside, a favorite hobby was beekeeping. Mr. Jolley will be greatly missed by his family and all who loved him.

He is preceded in death by his granddaughter, Skylar Jolley and great granddaughter, Nöel Jeanson.

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Those left to cherish his memory are his wife of 58 years, Ulla Jolley; sons, Manfred R. Jolley, wife, Angela; Chris Jolley, wife, Nelci; daughters, Diane Walsh, husband, Pat; and Sandra Jeanson, husband, Mike; along with seven grandchildren, and two great grandchildren. 

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St Jude’s Children’s Hospital, PO Box 1000, Dept 142, Memphis, TN 38148, or Samaritan’s Purse, PO Box 3000
Boone, NC 28607. 

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