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Cletus L. Mavis

February 17, 1924 — October 13, 2021

Cletus L. Mavis, age 97, of Farmer, Ohio, died at 7:14 A.M. on Wednesday, October 13, 2021, at Vancrest of Hicksville, where he was a resident, after a brief illness. Mr. Mavis was a 1942 graduate of Farmer High School and served in the United States Army during World War II. He owned and operated Mavis Garage from 1954 until his retirement in 1986. He was a member of Farmer United Methodist Church and Farmer American Legion Post #137 and served on the Farmer Fire Department for forty-one years. He especially enjoyed going to the Bryan Senior Center and playing cards. Cletus L. Mavis was born on February 17, 1924, in Farmer Township, the son of Clarence and Lettie (Ensign) Mavis. He married Helen I. Beard on March 4, 1944, in Farmer, and she preceded him in death on January 30, 2008. Survivors include three daughters, Linda (Ronald) Calvin, of Ft. Myers, Florida, Judy (Steve) Psurny, of Ostrander, Ohio, and Joyce (Ray) Crites of Bryan, Ohio; one son, Larry (Eva) Mavis, of Farmer; eight grandsons; and eleven great-grandchildren. He was also preceded in death by two grandsons, Aric Mavis and Lance Psurny; and a brother and sister-in-law, Duane and Dorothy Mavis. Grave side services will be held on Friday, October 22, 2021, at 11:00 A.M. in Farmer Cemetery with Reverend Dwight Bowers officiating. Grave side military rites will be conducted by Farmer American Legion Post #137 and the United States Army Honor Guard. Interment will follow in the Farmer Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials are requested to Farmer United Methodist Church, Bryan Senior Center or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
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