RIDGELAND — Marvin Burchfield, 86, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, July 18, 2020 at Highland Home in Ridgeland.
He was born in Ethel on Jan. 25, 1934, the son of the late Walker G. Burchfield and Aretta A. Rone Burchfield.
Marvin, graduate of the University of Mississippi, received his law degree from Oxford in 1959. From there, Marvin spent an outstanding career at USF&G with over 25 years of dedicated service. Upon retirement, Marvin moved back to the Burchfield family farm in Ethel, where he remained until the last two years.
Marvin is survived by his wife, Claire Jean Cooper Burchfield, of over 63 years.
Mr. Burchfield is also survived by his son, Robert Mark Burchfield and his wife, Kathryn, of Jonesboro, Arkansas; daughter, Susan B. Howington and her husband, Mark, of McDonough, Georgia; daughter, Pamela B. Belton and her husband, John, from Madison; and son, Thomas David Burchfield. Marvin further had three grandchildren, Matt Burchfield, Brittany Burchfield and Paul Howington; and one great-granddaughter, Mattie Burchfield.
Visitation for Marvin will be from 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, July 22, at Jordan Funeral Home, Kosciusko. A graveside service will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 23, at the Tabernacle Methodist Church in Ethel. The service will be presided by the Reverend Culley Newman of Ethel. Memorials may be made to Tabernacle Methodist Church.
For online condolences, visit jordanfuneralhome.com.