The  Indianapolis  Star
July 12, 2004
          Marvin Eugene Covalt,  81, of Morristown, IN, passed away July 9, 2004 at Major Hospital, Shelbyville.  He was born October 5, 1922 in Shelby Co., IN to the late  Cecil and Ethel (Ball) Covalt.  Marvin graduated from Morristown High School in 1940 and from Purdue Ag School in 1947.  He was a WWII Army Staff Sgt. with 13th Replacement Depot.  Mr. Covalt was a life long farmer in Shelby County.  He was a member of the Gwynneville Christian Church and the Morristown American Legion.  Services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, July 13, 2004 at Gwynneville Christian Church, with calling from 9:30 a.m. until time of service at the church.  Calling also from 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 12, in Frazier Funeral Home, Morristown.  Mr. Covalt was preceded in death by his parents and sister, Doris Kelso.  Surviving are his wife, Rita (Schutt) Covalt, whom he married on May 27, 1949, of Morristown; daughters, Christina (Ken) Wilson  of Morristown, and  Jane Ann (Jeff) Rodenhuis  of Needham; grandchildren:  Wendi Wilson, Barnesville, MN, Erin (John) Shuttleworth, Huntington, Kellie Wilson, Greenfield, Katie Wilson, Morristown, Eric Rodenhuis, and  Jill Rodenhuis, Needham and three great grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to the Gwynneville Christian Church, P.O. Box 130, Gwynneville, IN 46144.
Contributed by Jill Knitl

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