Townson-Rose Funeral Home

Obituary for Marvin Stiles


09/20/1934 - 08/29/2019


Marvin Stiles, age 84 of Murphy, NC passed away Thursday, August 29, 2019 at the Murphy Rehab and Nursing.

He was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, NC and the son of the late Nathan and Hattie Cook Stiles. He was a US Army veteran. Marvin was a member of South End Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Stiles; two brothers, William and Arvil Stiles and two sisters, Annie Timpson and Norma Roberson.

He is survived by three sons, Randal Stiles and wife Terry, Bill Stiles and wife Janice and Steve Stiles; three daughters, Trish Golden and husband Warren, Becky Sams and husband Dan and Shirl Nix and husband Jimmy; one sister, Hazel Cornwell; 29 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 2pm, Tuesday September 3, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy. Pastor Harold Stiles and Rev. Steve Sneed will officiate. Burial will be in the Greenlawn Memorial Gardens with military graveside rites being conducted by the American Legion Post #96 Murphy, American Legion Post 532 Hayesville, VFW Post 6812, Hayesville, NC and the Marine Corp League Marble, NC. Pallbearers will be Michael Sams, Randal Stiles, Jr., Forest Stiles, James Tague, Gregory Klima and Benjamin Stiles.

The family will receive friends from 6-8pm, Monday September 2, 2019 at the Townson-Rose Funeral Home Chapel in Murphy.

Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.


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