2021ObituariesUncategorizedMarvin Edward Efferson

August 16, 2021by SealeUser11
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August 11, 1954 – August 14, 2021

 

Marvin Edward Efferson passed away Saturday, August 14, 2021 at his home in Walker at the age of 67. He was the owner and operator of Babe’s Tree Service in Walker. Visitation will be held Saturday, August 21, 2021 at Christ Community Church in Denham Springs from 11:00 AM until religious services at 2:00 PM conducted by Pastor Willis Easley. Burial will follow at Old Red Oak Cemetery in Livingston. He is survived by his loving wife, Denera Ryan Efferson; daughters, Kiesha Poston and her husband Donald and Jena Efferson; brother, Larry Efferson; grandchildren, Brayden, Cailin, Camryn, Logan, Riley, John and Ruby. He was preceded in his death by his parents, James V. Efferson and Christina Lee Wascom Efferson; brothers, James “Jimmy” Efferson and Glen Michael Efferson and his grandparents. He was a member of Christ Community Church in Denham Springs. Memorial donations may be made to Christ Community Church, 26574 Juban Road, Denham Springs, LA 70726. Please sign our online registry book.

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11 comments

  • Edna Tibbit

    August 21, 2021 at 12:24 pm

    Fran and I are praying for you, Bottie and family. Marvin, was very special. Fran enjoyed his visits on the porch.

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  • Michael and Juanette Courtney

    August 21, 2021 at 2:03 am

    Mike and I are so sorry for your loss. Sending love and prayers to you, Booty and your lovely family. May God supply you with strength and comfort during this difficult time. Marvin was such a good person and strong Christian. He will surely be missed.

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  • Richard “Dickie” Sullivan

    August 18, 2021 at 10:09 pm

    Marvin and my families are connected by blood here on earth but a closer connection because of Jesus Christ.

    My mother was only 3 years old when her mother died in 1918 from the Spanish flu. Four of the Six Will and Theresa’s Hughes children went to live with Marvin’s maternal grandmother who was Will’s younger sister. Her name was Marsh. She was still single at the time and living with her mother and my mothers grandmother. Aunt Marsh was tough. She married later and Marvin’s dad J.V. was her son.

    The last time Marvin and I spoke to he recounted to me when he was saved. He said he went to church to please his parents with no thought of coming to the Lord but God had other plans. That night Marvin’s life changed when he gave his life to Christ.

    Some may remember that Marvin was an excellent pool shooter and made money beating many guys who were good But when he got saved he became a new man. I know he never again played pool for money. The people who knew him saw this dramatic change.
    Marvin became a new creation. He was a bold follower of Jesus Christ.

    Marvin and Booty are members of the Gideon Camp in Denham Springs where I serve too. I will be giving Bibles in Honor of Marvin’s Home Going as will other members of our camp. Marvin’s witness will live on and others may come to Christ because of these Bibles which will be given in his name.

    The world is a better place because Marvin Efferson lived among us.

    Richard”Dickie” Sullivan

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  • Terry Jenkins

    August 18, 2021 at 1:54 pm

    Jim and I will miss Marvin, but, at the same time, we celebrate his Homegoing to Heaven! We remember the day Marvin gave his life to Jesus and, from that day forward, became a bold witness for his Lord and Savior! Our love and prayers are with you, Booty, Keisha, Donnie, Jenna and the grands.

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  • Chris and Dianne Howard

    August 18, 2021 at 11:10 am

    So sorry to hear of Mr. Marvin’s passing, he was such an influence in Ryan’s life while growing up in Sunday school! Prayers and peace be with the family during this time.

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  • John & Brenda Buskness

    August 17, 2021 at 4:04 pm

    ND is sending many hugs to Marvin’s family at this time, we were devastated to hear the news of Marvin’s passing. It was such a great time every year Marvin and Booty would come to visit and stay with us, sharing and telling many great stories and sharing the fun and laughter together. Marvin was quite the character. Those memories shall be cherished and remembered for many years.
    Booty, we are sending virtual hugs to you and your family at this time, please reach and let us know if you need anything.
    Cherish all the memories made with Marvin and everyone he came in contact with as this is something to be hold dearly and cherish forever.
    He will be greatly missed.

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  • Roseanne Erwin Tim Chavers

    August 17, 2021 at 3:58 pm

    To a gentleman Christian cousin friend and mentor who had so much influence on every member of my family. All my boys learned something about a”Trees and Christ” from this wonderful man. He told us all that no matter our past or faults God always loved us. Without Marvin I wouldn’t have found my true friend Booty whom I treasure. Our hearts our minds and our souls ask that you find ” the peace that passes all understanding” So today I say” I ll call you Marvin” now you are sitting with our Maker and he ll tell you “You did good”. In Jesus name we love you. God Bless Bootie and the girls

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  • Gloria Berthelot

    August 17, 2021 at 2:56 pm

    So sorry for your loss. I am praying for your family as you go through the days ahead.

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  • Delton and Debbie Blount

    August 17, 2021 at 3:01 am

    So sorry to hear about the loss of Marvin. Praying for all of you.

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  • Mike & Tomi Crow

    August 17, 2021 at 12:37 am

    Heaven gained a wonderful man. Marvin had a heart of gold hidden in a gruff exterior. We will always remember his kindness to Andy, and all the years he worked with little kids at FBC Livingston. Now he is united with Mr. JV and his Mom. Love and prayers for Booty, Keisha, Donnie, Jenna, and the kids.

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  • Clark and Sheila

    August 16, 2021 at 9:48 pm

    Our thought and prayers are with you guys!

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