Marlin Eugene Avery, 83, of Payson, died May 13, 2002 in Payson. He was born May 13, 1919 in Genoa, Ohio.
Mr. Avery was an auto mechanic and a World War II U.S. Navy veteran.
He is survived by his wife, Mickey Avery of Payson; daughters, Gema Kaminer of Phoenix, and Mary Macaluso of Phoenix; stepdaughter, Patricia Pederson of Los Lunas, N.M.; stepson, Michael Spillane of Minneapolis, Minn.; brother, Harold "Perk" Avery; four grandchildren, one great-grandchild and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and one sister.
Services were at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, May 14 at St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Payson. Interment at Mountain Meadows Memorial Park.
The family requests donations to RTA Hospice, 107 E. Frontier Street, Payson, AZ 85541.
Arrangements by Messinger Payson Funeral Home.