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Marvin “Sidney” Price, age 74, of North Wilkesboro, went to his heavenly home, Sunday, February 21, 2021.

Mr. Price was born April 2, 1946 in Ashe County to Harvey and Alice Canter Price. Sidney was a member of Shady Grove Baptist Church where he was the choir director for several years. He enjoyed singing and praising God. He also enjoyed the meetings, singings, fellowship meals and get-togethers at the Church and other places. Sidney enjoyed his garden and canning. Mr. Price was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Oca Ellen Price.

Mr. Price is survived by his wife, Betty Ferguson Price; son, Jimmy Price and spouse Tonya of Fries, Virginia; step-son, Rickey Smithey and spouse Donna of Wilkesboro; step-daughter, Debi Elliott and spouse Mike of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina; sisters, Merita Blevins of Jefferson, Hilbish Jones and spouse Robert of Crumbler; grandson, Dakota Price of Fries, Virginia; step grandchildren, Adrian and Angela; aunt, Shirley Canter of Todd; several nieces and nephews; and a wonderful Church family.

Funeral service will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at Shady Grove Baptist Church with Pastor Tom Moore and Rev. Alvin Souther officiating. Burial will follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Shady Grove Baptist Church from 1:00 until 2:00 on Wednesday, prior to the service. Mr. Price will lie-in-state at Miller Funeral Service from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021. Flowers will be accepted or memorials may be made to Shady Grove Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 496 Reservoir Road, Wilkesboro, NC 28697. Miller Funeral Service is in charge of the arrangements.

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