Charles "Marv" Pulliam

Charles "Marv" Pulliam, 89, of Belleville, IL, born August 24, 1919, in Mt. Vernon, IL, died Saturday, August 30, 2008 in St. Elizabeth Hospital Belleville.

Dr. Pulliam was an optometrist. He was a member of First United Presbyterian Church, Belleville, IL, St. Clair County Amateur Radio Club, V.F.W. Pos and a U.S. Army WW II Veteran.

He is preceded in death by:

  • His wife, Mary M."Becky" nee Coker Pulliam
  • Parents, Benjamin M. and Nellie nee Woodworth Pulliam
  • Son, Dr. Allen M. Pulliam
  • Sister, Marion Cave
He is survived by:
  • Son, Thomas (Vicki) L. Pulliam of Florissant, MO
  • Daughter, Kathy Jo Surgeon of Belleville, IL
  • Grandchildren
    • Alicia (Brad) Black
    • Mike (Carrie) Pulliam
    • Jennifer Surgeon
    • Anna Surgeon
    • Ben Pulliam
    • Great Grandchildren
      • Emily Black
      • Katie Black
      • Isaac Black
      • Tyler Pulliam
  • Nieces: Sue, Barbara
Memorials: Memorials may be made to First United Presbyterian Church, Belleville, IL

Visitation: Friends may call 4-8 P.M., Friday, September 5 at the Kurrus Funeral Home, Belleville, Illinois.

Funeral: Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm Saturday, September 6, 2008 at Kurrus Funeral Home, with Rev. Alex Henderson, officiating. Interment will follow at Valhalla Gardens of Memory.