Estern “S.S.” Ervin, 82, died Monday, Jan. 28, 2008.
Services were held Tuesday, Feb. 5 from White Oak United Methodist Church in Crystal Springs with Rev. Eddie Spencer officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery with Westhaven Funeral Home in charge.
He was born on Feb. 9, 1925, to Emma Davis and Starling S. Ervin in Crystal Springs. He was educated at Ebenezzer School and joined New Pisgah M.B. Church at an early age. He served in the U.S. Army from 1943 to 1947. In 1946 he married Jannie LaPearl. He moved to Columbus, OH and worked as a truck driver for Igel Construction Co. for over 40 years.
Survivors include: wife, Jannie LaPearl; daughters, Emma (Lavorn) Russell of Jackson, Cora Lee Ervin and Mary Deloris Evans both of Crystal Springs; stepson, James Anthony Waltons of Crystal Springs; sisters, Mary Hartley and Mae Bell Marks; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren.