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Bro. Dwayne Ervin

Bro. Dwayne Ervin, 77, of Union City went home to be with the Lord 8:24 a.m. Sunday, March 1, 2015, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis.
Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. Wednesday at Second Baptist Church in Union City. Bro. Justin Hiens, Bro. Trino Mejia, Bro. Phil Hall and Bro. Eddie Mallonee will officiate.
Graveside services will be conducted 3 p.m. Wednesday at Republican Grove Ceme-tery in Trezevant.
Visitation will be held at Second Baptist Church from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Tuesday and from 9 a.m. until the hour of funeral services Wednesday.
Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Pallbearers will be Isaac Ervin, Joseph Mallonee, Bo Rider, Andrew Crossett, Jody Browning, Jeremy Browning, Eli Ervin and Jack Walker.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to the Honduras Building Fund, c/o Second Baptist Church, 831 North Everett Blvd., Union City, TN 38261.
Bro. Ervin was born Feb. 28, 1938, in Trezevant, son of the late Jodie Henderson and Gillie Bea (Johns) Ervin.
He married Dorothy “Dot” (Cross) Ervin on Aug. 17, 1956. She survives.
Bro. Ervin served as minister of missions at Second Baptist Church and had led numerous local and national mission trips with Second Baptist and also with the Weakley County Baptist Association.
He had pastored at Beech Springs Baptist Church and Sand Hill Baptist Church, both in Gleason, West Union Baptist Church in Dresden, Old Bethel Baptist Church in Palmersville and Bible Union Baptist Church in Martin.
Bro. Ervin was a member of Second Baptist Church, where he served as a deacon and was the former teacher of the Trailblazer Sunday School Class.
He had been the owner and operator of the former Christian Bookstore in Martin and McKenzie, the Bridal Link and the Frame Shop in Union City.
He is also survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Cathy and Eddie Mallonee of Lexington, Ky.; his son and daughter-in-law, Danny and Lisa Ervin of Union City; his sister, Peggy Jo Hopper of McKenzie; eight grandchildren, Amber Waddell, Isaac Ervin, Joseph Mallonee, Elly Crossett, Kristy Rider, Kelly Rider, Bo Rider and Eli Ervin; and five great-grandchildren, Madeline Underwood, Marley Waddell, Grace Crossett, Andie Crossett and Bentley Rider.
He was also preceded in death by two sisters, Dean Hargrove and Ruby Walker.
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