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Marvin Edward Jennings Jr. / July 28, 2020

Marvin Edward Jennings Jr., husband of the late Mildred Lange Jennings, died Sunday, July 26, 2020, at the age of 93. He was born in East St. Louis, Ill., on Saturday, July 23, 1927, to the late Marvin Edward Jennings Sr. and Alice Muir Jennings. Marvin worked as a finance officer with the Central Intelligence Agency, retiring after over 30 years of service. He enjoyed watching baseball, playing softball and was an avid golfer for his entire life. He also was an accomplished bowler and was very active as a volunteer within his churches and communities in Vienna, Oriental, N.C., and Clarksville.

Marvin is survived by his daughters, Joann Wallenburn (David) and Joyce Woodfin (William); granddaughter, Rachel Jennings and great grandson, Ryson Adams, as well as numerous nieces and nephews and an extended family of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

He is also predeceased by his sister, Pearl Marie Jennings; and his brother, Charles Theodore "Ted" Jennings Sr. and Ted's wife, Dorothy.

A funeral will be held on Wednesday, July 29 at 6 p.m., at the Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends two hours prior to the funeral.

A Graveside service will be held Thursday, July 30 at 2 p.m. in National Memorial Park in 7482 Lee Highway West, Falls Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Jamieson Memorial United Memorial Church at 219 5th St., Clarksville, VA 23927.

Online condolences may be expressed to the family at

The family is under the care of Watkins Cooper Lyon Funeral Home.

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