Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma

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Melvin Marlow

Born: 7/24/1964

Died: 1/8/2013

Maiden Name: n/a

Honorific: n/a

Melvin Lee Marlow, 48, of Idabel, passed away on Jan. 8, 2013, at Integris Baptist Hospital in Oklahoma City. He was born on July 24, 1964, in DeQueen, Ark., the son of Willie and Bernice (Battiest) Marlow. Melvin was a proud grandfather who looked forward to Thanksgiving and Christmas. He loved being with his family and friends. He was a proud member of the Choctaw Nation who enjoyed working on machinery and fishing. Melvin was a very outgoing and big-hearted person who was willing to help others in need. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, George and Hester Battiest.

Melvin is survived by his sons, Michael, Calvin, Allen and Tommy Marlow, all of Idabel; grandchildren, Calvin Marlow Jr. and Lee Allen Marlow; siblings, Linda Jefferson with husband Sam of Perry, Randa Hughes of Pawnee, Regina Marlow of Idabel, William Marlow with wife Belen of Tulsa, Julia Marlow of Lukfata Community, Enita Martinez and Sheila Marlow, both of Holly Creek, and Shelly Martinez with husband Ascencion of Lukfata Community; along with several nieces, nephews and friends.