Mr. Walter Thomas Marvel of Trumann departed this life on Sunday, September 5, 2021 in Jonesboro at the age of 95 years, 4 months and 18 days. He was born Sunday, April 18, 1926 in Dyess Colony, AR and lived most of his lifetime in Trumann. Walter was a retired Navy veteran and later employed by Hytrol. He has been a part of the fellowship at Providence Baptist Church since 1964. Their steady faithfulness and his own devotion to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ has carried Walter through his life. He is now resting in the arms of his Heavenly Father. He was preceded in death by his wife of 52 years, Patsy Alice Robbins Marvel; his daughter, Robin Adona Marvel, and his loving finance` of 10 years, Ruth Smith, who passed this summer on July 22nd. Throughout his relationship with Mrs. Smith, Walter has been blessed with the constant love and support of her children, David, Joe, Janet, JoAnn, and Brenda, and their spouses and families. He is survived by his daughter, Judy Marvel, her husband Carl Stanis, and their children Miriam Sophia and Nicholas Aaron Stanis, his uncle Dr. Wayne Smith of Pocahontas, and J.R. a beautiful yellow cat, the last of many animals Walter has rescued and loved through the years. Graveside service will be Wednesday morning at 10:30 in Oaklawn Cemetery in Jonesboro. In compliance with Covid-19 guidelines, a mask or other facial covering is optional and social distancing will be required. An online register book can be signed at www. thompsonfuneralhome.netPrint Obituary
September 8, 2021
Jonesboro, AR 72401
Dale McMasters, Bay saysSeptember 7, 2021
I'm so sorry for your loss, Judy, and also sorry I cannot come to pay my respects in person. Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your dad.
Johnnie Kendall Mitchusson, Star City Arkansas saysSeptember 7, 2021