Marvin Emerson Mannery went home to be with the Heavenly Father on Saturday, September 11, 2021. Marvin was born on August 19, 1955 in Rockford, IL to Michael “Mack” H. Jr. and Gloria (Howard) Mannery, Marvin was the eldest son of 2 brothers and 3 sisters. He attended schools in Rockford, IL. Marvin was a soft-spoken individual, funny, kind and a very humble man. Marvin was very well respected by those who he came in contact with. He was harmless and dedicated as a father, brother and friend. Marvin got his first job at the Chrysler Corporation until his retirement. Marvin was a Cub Scout, Boy Scout a member of the Boys Club. He attended St. Elizabeth and Booker T. Washington Center. Marvin liked to play and watch football, baseball and basketball. Most of all, he liked playing checkers and being around his family. He always said, “Oh how he loved his family and how he misses those days.” He loved telling everyone how he loved them and never missed a beat. Marvin always thanked God for those days and for his family.
Marvin leaves behind to cherish his memory his sons, Marvin II (LaToya) Jarrett of Rockford, IL; Michael Jarrett of Rockford, IL; daughter, Carmisha Jarrett of Detroit, MI; 12 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; father, Michael “Mack” H. Mannery, Jr. of Rockford, IL; brother, Ellery (Lydia) Q. Mannery of Nashville, TN, Tomorris T. Jocelyn of Chicago, IL; one sister of Rockford, IL; special, special, special godmother, Mrs. PJ Pickett; cousin/sister, Kenna Brassfield, Kenja Brassfield, Kali Grizzle, Karsyn Wainright of Rockford, IL, Tony Carie, Addie Citchens of New Orleans, LA; special aunts, Minnie Mannery, Lula Mae Howard; and a host of nieces; nephews and cousins.
Marvin is preceded in death by his granddaughter, Raven Wilson; mother, Gloria Howard Mannery; sisters, Sherry Lynn Buckner, Ramona Floyd Flennory; maternal grandparents, Dickey and Alice Howard; paternal grandparents, Mack Sr. and Gussie Mae Mannery; uncles, Charles Mannery, James Otis Howard, Freddie Howard, Leroy Howard; aunts, Dorothy Hicks, Shirley Nobel, Jeanie Howard; and special nephew, Quincy E. Mannery.
Memorial celebration of life service will be held at 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 25, 2021 in Honquest Family Funeral Home with Crematory – Mulford Chapel, 4311 N. Mulford Road, Loves Park.
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