Melvin Lee Marlow 48, of Idabel, Oklahoma, passed away January 8, 2013 at Integris Baptist Hospital, Oklahoma City, OK. He was born July 24, 1964 in Dequeen, AR, the son of Willie and Bernice (Battiest) Marlow. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, George and Hester Battiest. Melvin was a proud grandfather who looked forward to Thanksgiving and Christmas. He loved being with his family and friends. He was a proud member of the Choctaw Nation. He enjoyed working on machinery and fishing. Melvin was a very outgoing and big hearted person who was willing to help others in need. Melvin is survived by four sons, Michael Marlow, Calvin Marlow, Allen Marlow and Tommy Marlow all of Idabel, OK; two grandchildren, Calvin Marlow Jr and Lee Allen Marlow; seven sisters and one brother, Linda Jefferson and husband, Sam of Perry, OK, Randa Hughes of Pawnee, OK, Regina Marlow of Idabel, OK, William Marlow and wife Belen of Tulsa, OK, Julia Marlow of Lukfata Community, Enita Martinez of Holly Creek, OK, Sheila Marlow of Holly Creek, OK and Shelly Martinez and husband , Ascencion of Lukfata Community; several nieces, nephews and friends. Funeral Services will be held at 2 PM Saturday, January 12, 2013 at Brumley Funeral Home Chapel. Rev. Cleland Willis will be officiating. Interment will follow at Holly Creek Cemetery. A wake service will be Friday evening, January 11, 2013 from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. at Brumley Funeral Home.Cemetery:Holly Creek Cemetery. \nTo send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Melvin Marlow, please visit our floral store.