Friday, April 19, 2024
2012

Marvin Wilson Executed in Texas

Marvin Wilson, Texas

Marvin WilsonThe state of Texas executed Marvin Lee Wilson on August 7, 2012. Marvin was pronounced dead at 6:27 pm local time, inside the Walls Unit execution chamber at the Huntsville State Penitentiary in Huntsville, Texas. Marvin was 54 years of age. He was convicted and executed for the murder of 21-year-old Jerry Robert Williams on November 10, 1992, in Beaumont, Texas. The killing was drug-related. Marvin spent the last 17 years of his life on death row in Texas.

Marvin had previously served time for two robberies in Texas. He dropped out of school in the 11th grade, although he had previously failed 7th grade. According to his family, Marvin struggled throughout school and was frequently called demeaning names by the other children. Before his arrest, Marvin worked in construction.

Please pray for peace and healing for the family of Jerry Williams. Please pray for the family of Marvin. As part of his final words, Marvin asked the Lord to take him home.

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