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Jimmy "Jim" Rogers Marler

July 12, 1939 ~ October 25, 2018 (age 79)

Jimmy "Jim"  Rogers Marler of Cleveland, TN passed away October 25, 2018 at Tennova Hospital in Cleveland, TN.

Jim was a longtime resident of Rhea County before moving to Cleveland and was of the Baptist faith. He was a veteran of the US Army, a Deputy Sheriff in Rhea County, served on the Dayton Police Department and the Soddy Daisy Police Department and worked several years for S.E.I. as a Security Guard at the Chattanooga Airport.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Gordon and Mary Ellen Revis Marler; brothers, Doug Gornik and Richard Gornik; daughter, Jennifer R. Marler and great granddaughter, Alexis Paige Marler Johnson.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Evans Marler of Cleveland, TN; children, Rodney Marler of Dayton, TN, Roxanne (Tony) Thompson of Pikeville, TN, Sue (Randy) Silvers of Crandall, GA; brothers, Randy Gornik of Cagle Mtn., TN, Wendall Gornik of Knoxville, TN; uncle Bill Revis; grandchildren, Lindsay Marler, Kelsie Calbaugh, Tabitha Price, Luke Silvers; great grandchildren, Bryston Smith, Madison Johnson, Luca Miller, Maggie Price, Layla Silvers, Kaylia Price, Kyler Higdon and several nieces and nephews.

Service will be Sunday, October 28, 2018 at 3:00pm in the chapel of Coulter Garrison Funeral Home with Rev. Rusty Revis officiating.

Family will receive friends Sunday, October 28, 2018 from 12:00-3:00.

Interment will be in Spence Cemetery.



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