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Marvin Lee Smith

February 1, 1961 ~ February 8, 2024 (age 63) 63 Years Old

Marvin Smith Obituary

Marvin Lee Smith, 63, of Shawnee, Oklahoma passed away Thursday, February 8, 2024 in Norman, Oklahoma. 

He was born February 1, 1961 to Mickey Smith and Velma Blanchard in Norman, Oklahoma.

Marvin was raised and born in Norman, Oklahoma and raised in Little Axe. He lived in Bethel acres for the last 25 years.

He attended school in Noble, Oklahoma then Ft. Sill Indian School before joining the U.S. Marine Corps proudly serving his country.  After returning from the marine corps, he returned to Little Axe area and began his career in the pest control business for Terminex then opened his own pest control business "All Nations Pest Control" in Shawnee for many years.

Marvin enjoyed camping, floating the river, boating, and going to the lake. He loved dogs, but most of all his family and attending all family functions.  He had a wonderful sense of humor and was known as the comedian of the family, along with Sherry they loved bowling and went all over the US for tournaments. He was an avid OU football and Thunder basketball fan.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Anna Smith; father, Mickey Smith; son, Landon Davenport; brother, Mickey Smith Jr.; nieces, Dasia Neconie-Shawnee and Anna Roberts.

Survivors include his daughter, Jordan Byers; significant other, Sherry Byers; mother, Velma Blanchard; sisters, Sharon Shawnee, Katie and Todd Yates, Melissa Smith, brothers, Roy and Lois Gibson, Gary and Nicole Gibson, Archie Smith, grandchildren, Ryder and Landyn and many nieces and nephews and extended family and friends and Everett, Bart, Nick and Darrol whom he loved like sons.

Tribal Rites will be Saturday evening, February 10, 2024 at Brendle Corner with Glenn Mann officiating and Nick Gibson assisting. Burial will be Sunday morning, February 11, 2024 at Absentee Shawnee Tribe Burial Grounds under the direction of Cooper Funeral Home of Tecumseh.

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