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• MCREYNOLDS Jr., Marvin Prentiss,
age 70 of Lenoir City, Tennessee passed away May 31, 2013 with his family by his side after a two-year battle with cancer. Prentiss was born in Starkville, MS and graduated from Mississippi State University with an Accounting Degree. Upon graduation, he married his wife Nell and embarked on a 30-year career with IBM, moving to Huntsville, AL, Endicott, NY, Otego, NY and finally locating in Knoxville. For many years, Prentiss was a Sunday School teacher and deacon at First Baptist Church Concord. Currently he was an active member and elder at Christ Covenant Presbyterian Church. Through the years, he served as a volunteer chaplain at Transport for Christ, a ministry for truck drivers. He was a loving husband, a devoted Dad to his children and the world’s best Papa to his 10 grandchildren. His gentle loving spirit and strong Christian character will be missed by all. Prentiss was preceded in death by his parents, Prentiss and Mildred McReynolds and brother, Joe McReynolds. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Nell O’Kelley McReynolds; children, Mark and Karen McReynolds, Ryan and Merrie Robin McReynolds and Ashley and Brad Lay; grandchildren, Elizabeth, Miles and Katherine McReynolds; Connor, Julianna, Eric and Sally McReynolds; Carter, Meredith and Sara Beth Lay and extended family. Our lives are richer because he touched us. He was the love of our lives and the center of our home. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Sunday, June 2, 2013 at Christ Covenant Presbyterian Church with a Celebration of Life to follow at 7:30 p.m. with Rev. Jim Dallery and Rev. Jim Barnes officiating. Private Graveside Services will be held at Highland Memorial Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Christ Covenant Presbyterian Church missions, 12915 Kingston Pike, Knoxville, TN 37934 or Transport for Christ, 617 Watt Road, Knoxville, TN 37922-1112. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the McReynolds family.

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