Marvin Scott Barham

  • Born: October 24, 1932
  • Died: June 30, 2018
  • Location: Edenton, North Carolina

Tribute & Message From The Family

Marvin was born on October 24, 1932 and passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018.

Marvin was a resident of Edenton, North Carolina at the time of passing.

A leader in his profession, he was a graduate of the first class of Eye Enucleation at Duke University, past president of the Northeastern Funeral Director Association and former board member of the North Carolina Funeral Directors Association.

He served his country honorably in the US Army during the Korean Conflict.

He was born in Wake County, NC on October 24, 1932 to the late Cleveland Reuben Barham and Zelma Height Barham and was the husband of Mary Ann Norwood Barham of the residence. Ever conscious of his community and its needs, he served as Chowan County Coroner, was a member and Past President of the Edenton Lions Club, a member of Masonic Lodge #7 AF & AM for forty-nine years, member and past president of Chowan County Shrine Club and the Edenton Scottish Rite, Past Patron of OES Edenton Chapter #302, a member of the Elizabeth City OES Chapter# 44, and a former board member of Southern Bank. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, July 5, 2018 at Edenton Baptist Church with the Rev. David Brooks officiating. The family will receive friends on Tuesday evening from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. at the Fellowship Hall of Edenton Baptist Church. Burial with military honors will follow in Beaver Hill Cemetery.

Condolence & Memory Journal

As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends. Humanitarian Award Recipent

Posted by Ida Harris - Edenton, NC   July 25, 2018

Condolences to you Mrs. Mary Ann & family. God blessed you with many good years together . One day soon the broken circle will be complete again as we are joined with our loved ones. Huggs~

Posted by Karen Jackson - Elizabeth City, NC - friend   July 05, 2018

I have fond memories of playdates when my mom (Pat Bailey), Lois, and Mary Ann would get together with all the kids. My prayers are with all of you.

Wanda Bailey Clark

Posted by Wanda Clark - Garner, NC   July 03, 2018


I am sorry to hear of this. I spoke with my mom last night about some of her memories of Uncle Marvin.

Posted by Nathan Marshburn - Lake City, FL   July 03, 2018


Mary Ann, My heart goes out to you. I will keep you in my heart and prayers.
Precious Memories, Rachel

Posted by Rachel Chappell - Raleigh, NC - Classmate   July 02, 2018

Posted by Paul Barham    July 02, 2018


Marvin was an inspiration of how live should be lived and

Posted by Ronny Bailey - Asheville, NC   July 02, 2018

As you remember your beloved one, may our Father the God of peace give you comfort and peace in every way today, tomorrow, and always. Please accept my sincere condolences. Psalms 94:18-19

Posted by John    July 02, 2018