Obituary: Marvin Lewis Maupin

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

Marvin Lewis Maupin, 72, of the Verona Community, died Saturday, Oct. 24, 2009, at NHC Lewisburg Healthcare.

Mr. Maupin was a native of Marshall County, and was well known throughout the County for selling peanuts from his yellow scooter. He was a member of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Lee Andrew and Mary E. Montgomery Maupin.

He is survived by his sister, Marcella (B.D.) Spence, and nephews, Dan (Teresa) and Bill (Carol) Spence, all of the Verona Community; and niece, Peggy (Ralph) Allen of Culleoka.

A prayer service was conducted on Monday, Oct. 26, in front of the Bethlehem Baptist Church, formerly the Cumberland Presbyterian Church where Mr. Maupin attended as a young boy. Burial followed in Bethlehem Cemetery. During the service two songs written by Mr. Maupin - "My Sweet Lillie" and "Poor Man's Limousine" - were played.

The pallbearers were Kent Wood, Ronnie Harris, Bill Spence, Dan Spence, Josh Spence, and Ralph Allen.

London Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.