Marvin Jones

Marvin Jones

Marvin Earl Jones, 66, of Harbinger, NC died Saturday, September 28, 2013 at Albemarle Hospital.  Born in Portsmouth, VA, he was the son of the late Marvin Jones and Iris Lee Whitehurst Combs and was the husband of the late Barbara Jones.  Mr. Jones was retired from the Department of Defense, having worked as a printer at the Pentagon.  He served honorably in the United States Army in Vietnam and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, Combat Infantryman Badge, Air Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, and Good Conduct Medal.  Mr. Jones attended Colington United Methodist Church and enjoyed visiting the Currituck Senior Center.

He is survived by two sons, Michael Jones of Currituck, NC and Matt Jones and wife Jamie of Harbinger, NC; a sister, Paula Minter and husband Rodney of Roanoke, VA; and six grandchildren, Chesney, Madison, Coleman, Michael, Lori and Seira.

A memorial service with military honors will take place Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel.  Twiford Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Jones family. Condolences may be expressed to the family at

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  1. Elmer Kohlhafer, Jr.

    To the family of Marvin Jones, I send my deepest sympathy for your loss and pray God will bless and comfort you during this sad time. I enjoyed talking with Marvin as we had a lot of things in common, like Colington UMC, reading through the Holy Bible in one year and discussing scripture, family, friends, past experiences of work, military, etc. It all seemed better after talking. I am sorry we lost contact after he moved. He does not have medical problems and pain anymore. I am looking forward to seeing him again.

  2. Lee Ann Whitehurst Self

    My thoughts and prayers are with you. Earl was a great man. It has been years since I have seen him and I wish we had kept in touch.

  3. Jim Jones

    My thoughts and prayers for the family, Earl was a good man, his thoughts and memories of the war were a long time leaving. May the Good Lord Bless and Keep you during this time of Sorrow.

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