Marvin Alvin Tabor, 56, of Bramwell, died suddenly Wednesday night, February 5, 1969 at a Pinevile Motel of natural causes.
He was a prominent coal dealer in the Mercer County area for 33 years and was a native of Bramwell. He had been employed by the State Road Commission on Beautification projects and was a member of the board of Stewards and Trustees of the Bramwell United Methodist Church and was a member of the Bramwell Kiwanis Club.
Born March 29, 1912, he was a son of the late Samuel W. and Maude Aldridge Tabor. Survivors include his wife, Blanche Marie Hill Tabor; two daughters, Mrs. Jean Carol Sykes of Roanoke, Va., and Marilyn Tabor at Marshall University in Huntington; one son Wilson Tabor of the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Oh.; sisters, Mrs. Ethel Tharp of Springfield, N.J. and Mrs. Dorothy Edmonds of Portland, Or.; two brothers, Donald Tabor of Portland and Leonard Tabor of Charlotte, N.C. ; and three grandchildren.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Bramwell Methodist Church with Rev. Tony Spinella and Rev. Jerry Conner officiating. Burial will follow in Woodlawn Cemetery. Friends may call at the Mercer Funeral Home in Bluefield after 4 p.m. today. Published Friday, February 7, 1969 in the Bluefield Daily Telegraph.