Marvin's Story

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Funeral services for Marvin Leon Page, 83, of Tahlequah, Oklahoma are 2:00 pm, Friday January 20, 2017, at Green Country Funeral Home. Officiating will be Reverend Charles Duvall. Pallbearers are Michael Page, Bryson Page, Dustin Hicks, Chad Hendricks, Hudson Hendricks, and Alan Caldwell. Honorary pallbearer is Jim Robison. Interment will follow in the Tahlequah City Cemetery under the care of Green Country Funeral Home. Online condolences may be left at tahlequahfuneral.com.
Marvin Leon Page was born January 14 th 1934 to Aden Page and Lucile Page in Moorewood, OK. He grew up on a farm and loved coyote hunting. He graduated from Hammon High School in 1951. There after he took a construction job he started to travel and landed in Tahlequah. That is where he met his wife Helen Smith at the local skating rink. Soon after they were married and welcomed their son Marvin Wayne later in the year. In August of 1958 their daughter Barbara Theresa was born. Marvin began a career at Safeway and met many of his lifetime friends while working there. This is where he retired and began working on washers and dryers for the community. In his spare time he took his wife and grandkids on vacations and visited his family in Western Oklahoma. Marvin, Helen, and their friends Jean and Gerald Gibson would drive miles around to collect antique glassware and Shawnee pottery. One on his favorite things was to go out and eat daily. He loved his Del Rancho breakfast because that was time to eat chat with his friends bright and early in the morning. Marvin was called home on January 15 th , 2017 where he joined his wife and parents. He leaves behind his son Marvin Wayne Page and wife Paula Page, daughter Barbara Hicks, granddaughter Crystal Hendricks and her husband Chad Hendricks, grandson Michael Page and his wife Annie Page, grandson Dustin Hicks, great-grandsons Bryson Page, Hudson Hendricks, and Blake Page, and great-grand daughters Natalee Page, and Hayden Hendricks.
Published on January 17, 2017
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