ELDORADO -- Marvin Leon Shults of Springville, Alabama, formerly of Eldorado, passed away peacefully at home on Dec. 28, 2016, at the age of 83.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Spurgeon and Lila Shults; and brothers and sisters, Charles Nehring, Jean Nehring DuMont, Nellie Nehring Shapiro, Katherine Nehring Weir, Albert Shults and Roy Shults.
Marvin was born June 9, 1933, at home in Armourdale, Kansas, to Spurgeon Raymond and Lila Veilbig Nehring Shults.
He graduated from Armourdale High School in 1951. He married the love of his life, Zettie Jane Jennings, on Dec. 27, 1957.
His passion in life was to his family, to serve others and spread the gospel of Jesus Christ!
Survivors include his wife, Zettie Jennings Shults; four children, Bart (Sheila) Shults, Steve (Rhea) Shults, Phillip (Diana) Shults and Anne (Phillip) Sargent; sister, Shirley Shults Sherman; eight grandchildren and their spouses; 14 great-grandchildren; nieces; nephews; and extended family.
Funeral services will be at 1 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 1, in Gospel Assembly Church, 300 Murphrees Valley Road, in Springville, Alabama, with the Rev. Clyde Sharber officiating. Burial will follow in Springville City Cemetery. Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at the church.