Whitesburg KY

Services are held here for Marvin Jarrett, 72



Dayne Marvin Jarrett, 72, of Whitesburg, died August 27 at Whitesburg Appalachian Regional Hospital.

He was a son of the late Dave and Cora Lee Freeman Jarrett, and was a brother of the late Rita Jarrett and Madonna Sue Craft.

Jarrett was a popular volunteer disc jockey on WMMT-FM in Whitesburg, where he was known as Starvin’ Marvin.

Jarrett was also known to many Letcher County residents for his years of employment at Pigman Brothers Dry Cleaners in Whitesburg.

Jarrett was interested in photography and was an avid collector of hats. He was recently presented the key to the City of Whitesburg by Mayor James W. Craft.

Surviving are four brothers, David Jarrett and wife Shirley, Livonia, Mich.; Paul Jarrett and wife Etta, Frankemuth, Mich.; Tom Jarrett and wife Mary Ellen, Pueblo, Colo.; and Bill Jarrett and wife Mary Ellen, Vandalia, Ohio; four sisters, Nina Craft and Linda Jarrett, both of Whitesburg; Wilma Bennett, Kettering, Ohio; and Letha Collins and husband Clayton, Osgood, Ind.; and a brother-inlaw, Homer Craft, Indianapolis, Ind.

Funeral services were held August 31 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in Green Acres Cemetery at Ermine.

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