Marvin L. Early Sr. 83 of Oakland City, IN. entered rest on Wednesday December 9, 2009 at 4:15 P.M. at his home.

He was born on August 5, 1926 in Cloverport, KY to Walter and Elizabeth (Blake) Early.

He was married to Deanna Cooper from 1954-1972 and married his current wife Anna Mae Young on November 11, 1978.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 3 sisters, 1 brother and 2 grandchildren.

Surviving family includes:  Sons: Marvin L. Early Jr. of Columbia, TN, Ron Early of Bloomington, IN, and Ottis Early of Oakland City, IN.  Daughters:  Elaine Cornwell of Lawrenceville, IL, Esther Hamilton of Crossville, IL, and DeAnna Stephens of Oakland City, IN.  Brothers: Eugene Early of Iowa and Jesse Early of Texas.  Sister: Joyce Moreland of Dalton, GA.  (14) Grandchildren (30) Great Grandchildren Also 1 great grandchild on the way

He served in Navy during W.W. II.  He worked for Mitchell Crushed Stone and Carpenter Bus Works in Mitchell.

Funeral services will be Saturday December 12, 2009 10:00 A.M. Lamb-Basham Memorial Chapel with burial in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Mt Olympus, IN. Rev. Jason Clark officiating.

Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 P.M. Friday and from 8:00A.M. until services on Saturday at the chapel.