Funeral services for Marvin Giles Austin, 93, were held May 6 at the Haymond Pentecostal Church. Burial was in the Powell Valley Memorial Gardens in Powell Valley, Va. He died May 2.
Born in Dante, Va. to the late Nathan and Emma Austin, he was the widower of Lizzie Wright-Austin.
He was preceded in death by two sons, three grandsons, one greatgrandson, three brothers and five sisters.
He was a lifelong resident of Letcher County and had worked in the coal mines for more than 30 years. He enjoyed attending all churches.
Surviving are five daugh- ters, three sons, twenty grandchildren, twenty-seven great- grandchildren, three great- great- grandchildren, one sister and one brother.