Dr. Marvin Hall, 90, of Lake City, died Friday, June 13 at Haven Hospice after an extended illness. A resident of Suwannee and Columbia counties since 1974, Dr. Hall was born on January 6, 1924, in Atlanta, the son of Marvin Shepard Hall and the former Sarah Parish. After completing his undergraduate education at the University of Florida, Dr. Hall received his professional doctorate from Emory University and established a dental practice in Miami. During the Korean War
in the 1950s, he served in the Navy as a dentist in Korea. He was a member of Rotary Club
for many years, as well as an accomplished cabinetmaker whose many creations included furniture for the First Presbyterian Church, where he was a deacon.
Dr. Hall's wife of 48 years, the former Ann Bareford, died in 2005. He is survived by his wife, Lucille, of Lake City; a son, David, of Fairfax, Virginia; a daughter, Betsy Hansen, of Jonesboro, Arkansas; and a sister, Barbara Hall, of Atlanta. A memorial service is scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 18 at First Presbyterian Church of Lake City, 697 Baya Avenue. Interment will be at Forest Lawn Cemetery with
arrangements by Guerry Funeral Home, 2659 SW Main Blvd., Lake City.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be sent to First Presbyterian Church, PO Box 469, Lake City; or Haven Hospice, 6037 W. US Highway 90, Lake City, 32055.