Marvin Abstain Jr.
09/12/1937 - 12/19/2017
Obituary for Marvin Abstain Jr.
Marvin Abstain Jr. Was born September 12, 1937 to the late Marvin Abstain Sr. And Lucille Pennix in Jeffersontown, KY. He attended Central High School in 1970, he was ordained a deacon at Corinthians Missionary Baptist Church which he was the oldest Deacon. He met and married the love of his life Adlene Moses. He departed his life December 19, 2017. He was preceded in death by two brothers, Joseph and Robert Abstain, and his wife, Pastor Adlene Abstain.
To name a few of Marvin Abstain Jr. accomplishments during his lifetime: Masonic Lodge, Director of Newburgh Area Council for 12 years, instrumental with George Unseld In getting the Newburgh Salvation Army Boys and Girls club started, very active in the Newburgh Community. Worked at Brown & Williams, retired seven County and Central State.
Marvin Abstain Jr. Leaves to cherish his memories two sons, Randall Abstain, Marvin (Carla) Abstain II of Louisville, KY; one brother, Marshall (Laura) Abstain of Louisville, KY; one sister, Mary Charleston Jeffersontown, KY; 11 sister-in-laws, 11 brother-in-law, Linnie Lawson,of Louisville, KY; Angela (Perry) Addison of Stone Mountain, GA; Betty Mckenzie, New Haven, Conn; Vernita Pubbs, of Birmingham, AL; Linda (Frank ) McDonald, of Kenosha, WI; Louise (Issac) Shaw, Patricia Howard, Jacqueline Howard, Janice Dejournette, Jennifer Gray, Yolanda (Larry) Gracie all of Montgomery, AL; Alan Smiley, of San Antonio, TX; William (Cassie) Gray, of Rockville, S.C.; Edward Smiley of Louisville, KY; Nathaniel (Climmie) Smiley, Franklin (Glenco) Howard, Ira James (Wilma) Howard, Roosevelt Smiley Jr., Minister Clarence Smiley, David Smiley, Timothy Smiley, Chancey (Pamela) Gray all of Montgomery, AL; 4 nieces, 1 nephew, Marcia (Fred) Liggans, Jackie Love, Jodie Charleston, all of Louisville KY; Cheryl Charleston, Atlanta, GA; James Charleston, Louisville, KY; 12 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, 1 grandson-in-law a host of other relatives and friends. Devoted friends George Unseld, Mr. Burts, Evangelist Sharelle (Donald) Goodwyn, Patricia Stone and Mary Murphy.
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