Marvin Zion

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ZION, Marvin Marvin Harold Zion, 81, of Decatur, Georgia, passed away at home on the morning of July 28, 2014. Born On May 29, 1933 at Georgia Baptist Hospital - this rare Georgia native, a graduate of Grady High School, is survived by his beloved wife of 57+ years, Joan, his sons David and Mark, their wives, Carla and Brenda, and grandchildren Andrew, Katherine, Sara and Jessica. Marvin was preceded in death by his parents Lillian and Joseph Zion, and his sister Rosalind of blessed memories. Marvin was a graduate of the University of Georgia, former president of Alpha Epsilon Pi fraternity and a graduate of the UGA Law School. A veteran of the U.S. Army, Marvin was a founding partner of Zion, Tarleton and Siskin where he continued to practice law for over fifty years. Marvin was a past president of the Decatur-DeKalb Bar Association, past president of the UGA Law School Alumni Association and a former member of the Board of Governors of the State Bar of Georgia. Marvin loved his wife, boys, daughters and grandchildren and was never happier than when surrounded by his family. Marvin's children were the light of his life and his grandchildren the joy of his later years. Funeral services will be held graveside at Crestlawn Cemetery, Thursday July 31, 2014 at 2:00 pm with Rabbi Judith Beiner officiating. Family and friends are invited to gather at the Zion home in Decatur during the afternoon and evening of July 31st after the funeral. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Vascular Institute of Emory St. Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta or the of America. Sign on-line guestbook: www.edressler.com. Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care, 770-451-4999
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Dressler's Jewish Funeral Care of Eternal Light
3734 Chamblee Dunwoody Rd. Atlanta, GA 30341
(770) 451-4999
Funeral Home Details
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on July 30, 2014
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