March 27, 1926 - April 28, 2020
MORRISTOWN – John Marlin Linville, age 94, of Morristown, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at Morristown Manor. He was born in Shelby County on March 27, 1926 to Luther Chandis and Nola Mariah (Barnard) Linville. John graduated from Morristown High School in 1944. He married Frances Marlene (Tinsley) on May 21, 1949 in Ridgeville, IN. He was a lifelong farmer. John was a member of Little Blue River Friends Church and Gideons International. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and traveling. John is survived by his wife, Marlene Linville of Morristown; children, Nida (Gary) Jones of Morristown, Teresa (Alan) Earnest of Morristown, James (Tracy) Linville of Shirley, Jeff (DeAnna) Linville of Douglas, KS, Doug (April) Linville of Anderson, Nathan (Buffy) Linville of Indianapolis, and Lori (Pete) Zwirn of Morristown; 28 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren and 3 more on the way; and daughters-in-law, Gail Loudamy and Vickie Linville. He was preceded in death by his parents, Luther and Nola Linville; sons, Marlin Linville and Daniel Linville; daughter-in-law, Alisha Linville; twin brother, Joe Linville; brothers, Sharon Linville and William Linville; sisters, Mary Jean Bennett and Wilna Miller; brothers-in-law, Harold Bennett and Berl Miller; sisters-in-law, LaVaughn Linville, Roberta Linville, and Caroline Linville. A private committal service will take place at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, 2020. The family invites you to watch through Facebook Live on Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory’s Facebook page. Burial will take place at Little Blue River Friends Cemetery in Morristown. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made by mail to The Gideons International, PO Box 156, Rushville, IN 46173. Friends may share a memory or condolence at www.erleweinmortuary.com. Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.
MORRISTOWN – John Marlin Linville, age 94, of Morristown, passed away on Tuesday, April 28, 2020 at Morristown Manor. He was born in Shelby County on March 27, 1926 to Luther Chandis and Nola Mariah (Barnard) Linville. John graduated... View Obituary & Service Information
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