Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News
September 3, 2011 2:50 am EDT


PHOENIX, Ariz. — “Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God ...”

Mervin Wayne Doup, 95, our most beloved husband, father, grandfather, uncle, brother, neighbor, and friend, died peacefully Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011, at 5:35 a.m. in Phoenix, Ariz. Mervin was born and raised in Fredericktown, then moved to Phoenix in the 1970s.

Mervin’s Family: His beloved wife of 68 years, Martha Karlene; children, Marthalyn (Glen), Gerald, Barbara; grandchildren, Stephanie (Mark), Sheila (Doug), Stephan (Bunny), Scott (Vicki), Brooke, Brian, Mark (Roberta), David (Ann); great-grandchildren, Alyssa (Adam), Audra (Matt), Brandy, Charlotte, D. Michael, Derek, Jacqueline (David), Jonathan, Kayla, Kurt, Samuel, Tiffany, Tom, Tracie, Tyler, Yvonne (Erich), Zachary; great-great-grandchildren, Blake, Claire, Colson, Gabriel, Kaylee, Sean, Tatum, Titus (plus two on the way!); brother, Encil (Dorothy); numerous nieces and nephews. Mervin was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence and Chelcia (Phillips) Doup; and brother, Warren.

Family and friends will honor Mervin’s kind and cherished life in a service planned for Fredericktown. (Date and time will be announced.)

Submitted by Barb (Doup) Guadagnin

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