November 14, 1949 - August 31, 2021
On November 14, 1949, Mrs. Lois Truss Embry gave birth to Mr. Marvin Paul Truss in Talladega, Alabama. Starting as a youth on Marvin's 71-year life journey, he accepted Christ at an early age and united with Wesley Chapel AME Zion Church. Marvin attended school in the Talladega County School System and was a graduate of Talladega County Training School, known today as Talladega County Central High School. Upon completing his formal education, Marvin enlisted in the US Army serving his country for 2 years before he received an honorable discharge. While enlisted in the US Army, Marvin received the following medals and badges: National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal w/l Bronze Star, Vietnam Campaign medal w/1960 Device, 2 0/S Bars, and the Combat Infantryman Badge (1st Award). Once returning home to his family, Marvin began working at Anniston Army Depot for several years and later was employed by Tyson Foods for several years. He later retired from Douglas Manufacturing. Affectionately known to many as "Pappy", Marvin enjoyed sports, and was a devoted Auburn Tiger fan. He loved playing basketball and watching his westerns on TV. On Tuesday, August 31, 2021, Marvin's earthly journey came to an end as he accepted his Master's call and transitioned to his eternal rest while surrounded by loved ones. Preceding him in death was his mother, Lois Truss Embry and sister, Debra Embry. Marvin leaves all his precious memories to be cherished by his daughter, Daner Patrise (Cleo) Truss-Bryant of Huntsville, Alabama; son, Phillip Strown of Talladega, Alabama; brother, Danny Embry of Talladega, Alabama; sister, Kathy Spell of Talladega, Alabama; three granddaughters; and a host of other relatives and friends.
On November 14, 1949, Mrs. Lois Truss Embry gave birth to Mr. Marvin Paul Truss in Talladega, Alabama. Starting as a youth on Marvin's 71-year life journey, he accepted Christ at an early age and united with Wesley Chapel AME Zion Church.... View Obituary & Service Information
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