Marvin Leslie Wall passed away at the age of 77 on January 30, 2018 after a sudden illness. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10am on Friday, February 2, 2018 in the Tillar Cemetery with Minister Rickey Eppes officiating. Visitation will be held from 5-7pm on Thursday, February 1, 2018 at Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee, AR.
He attended the University of Arkansas, Fayetteville where he received a master’s degree in entomology and was a member of the Farmhouse Fraternity. After college, he served as a navy lieutenant in the Vietnam War. He retired from the University of Arkansas Extension Service where he served Southeast Arkansas farmers until 1995 as an entomologist. He was a member of McGehee Church of Christ.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years, Frances Wall; two children and their spouses, Leslie (Darren) Pierce and Steven (Arlus) Wall; 4 grandchildren, Joshua (Lindsey) Jenkins, Whitney Wall, Madeline Pierce and Andrew Pierce.
Pallbearers will be Mar Miles, Scott Tefteller, Johnny Singleton, Jeff Felts, David Box and Larry Williams. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Paragould Children’s Home, 5515 Walcott Road, Paragould, AR 72450-3319. Arrangements by Griffin-Culpepper Funeral Service in McGehee, AR. Online guest book may be signed at www.griffinculpepper.com