The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


October 10, 2013

Virgil Calvert

— Virgil Weldon Calvert , 90, of Athens passed away Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013 at Athens Rehab and Senior Care.  Mr. Calvert was born April 9, 1923, to Virgil Calvert and Clee Musgrave.

The funeral for Mr. Calvert is at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct.13,  at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery with Keith Burnett and Craig Calvert officiating.

Visitation is from 1-2:45 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.  

Virgil Calvert was a member of Eastside Church of Christ.  He was a World War II veteran.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife, Patricia Burnett Calvert; parents, Virgil Calvert and Clee Calvert Parcel, and stepfather Albert Parcel; half brother, Paul Parcel; and infant sister, Ruth Parcel.

Survivors include his daughter, Burnetta Calvert Murrell and husband Bill of Athens; sons, Randy Calvert and wife Kathy of Hartford, Ky., and Craig Calvert and wife Kerri of Athens; grandchildren, Brent Murrell and wife Becky, Janae Mohon and husband Micah, Brad Murrell and wife Tiffany, Jarren Decker and husband Josh, Brittney Murrell, Grant Calvert and wife Courtney, Alexander Calvert and Elizabeth Anne Calvert; great-grandchildren, Emily Mohon, Kayla Mohon, Kristen Mohon, Andrew Murrell, Samuel Murrell, Jacob Murrell, Luke Murrell, Kylie Murrell and Vivianne Decker; and a host of extended family and friends.

Pallbearers are Brent Murrell, Brad Murrell, Alexander Calvert, Grant Calvert, Micah Mohon and Josh Decker.  Honorary pallbearers are the elders and deacons of the Eastside Church of Christ.

The family would also like to thank the staff of Limestone Manor, the staff of Athens Rehab and Senior Care and the staff of Athens Internal Medicine.  They would also like to thank our veterans and all who serve to protect our country.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to Athens Bible School.

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