Marvin Acree, age 84, of Calhoun, passed away Wednesday, December 28th at Erlanger Hospital in Chattanooga, TN.
Marvin was born February 22, 1938, in Gordon County, son of the late Joseph T. Acree and Bernice Nell Beason Acree. He was a member of the Calhoun First Baptist Church and the Faith Seekers Sunday School Class. Marvin served his country as a veteran of the United States Army. Besides his parents Marvin was preceded in death by his wife of 57 years, DiAnn Acree, his grandson, Zach Nation, and his brother, David Acree.
He was active member of the Oothcaloga Masonic Lodge and the Resaca Masonic Lodge. He was a Past-Worshipful Master, a member of the Gordon County Low Twelve Club, the York Rite Kellogg Chapter of Royal Arch Masonry, Calhoun Council, St. Johns Commandery, the Rufus R. White Allied Masonic Degrees, the Valley of Atlanta Scottish Rite, the Sequoyah Chapter #286 Order of the Eastern Star, the Tilton Chapter #525 Order of the Eastern Star, the Yaarab Shrine Temple, the Echota Vann Shrine Club. The Masonic bodies stated that WM Marvin Acree was a great man, dad, pop-pop, and friend, He will be greatly missed by all in the Masonic family. May God bless all of the Acree family.
Survivors include three daughters, Penny Nation, Patty Acree, and Sheri Acree Hudgins and her husband Dell. Three grandchildren, Adam Nation, Grace Hudgins, and Hope Hudgins.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday December 31st at 3pm from the Calhoun First Baptist Church with Dr. John Barber and Dr. Bert Vaughn officiating. Music will be arranged by Donnie Nesbitt, Lance Cole, Chet and Reva Utz. Masonic Graveside Rites will be conferred at Chandler Cemetery.
Pallbearers serving include Scott Cunningham, Kevin Cunningham, Keith Cunningham, Kit Cunningham, Jason Weaver, Kevin Weaver, Phillip Weaver, John Weaver, Nicholas Weaver, Doug Johnson, Jeffery McClain, and Justin Clements.
Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Faithseekers Sunday School Class.
The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service from 2pm until 3pm.
You may send condolences to the family at www.thomasfuneralhomecalhoun.com
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