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 Jean “Merrick” Marks

Jean “Merrick” Marks

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Death 19 Nov 2012 (aged 85)
Burial Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 101027638 · View Source
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Funeral services for Jean "Merrick" Marks will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, November 24, 2012, in the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home. Burial will follow in the Bellevue Memorial Park Cemetery in Opelousas, LA with Reverend Paul Bienvenu.

Mr. Marks, age 85, a resident of Opelousas, LA died on Monday, November 19, 2012, at Prompt Succor Nursing Home in Opelousas, LA.

Jean served his country proudly during WWII in the United States Navy. He loved gardening, fishing and hunting. He also was a member of the Laborer's Union. He will be greatly missed by his family, friends and all who knew and loved him.

Survivors include his sons, Jean H. Marks and wife, Janice, of Opelousas, LA; James "Jim" W. Marks and wife, Debbie, of Opelousas, LA; Timothy J. Marks and wife, Cindy, of Opelousas, LA; his daughters, Linda Dreher and husband, Wilton, of Centerville, Mississippi; Christine Roy and husband, Charlie, of Lafayette, LA and his sister, Anna Jane Marks, of Lafayette, LA. He is also survived by 14 grandchildren, Tracy Marks, Stacy Wimberly, Melissa Lee, Blake Marks, Jeremy Williams, Jason Williams, Joshua Hendl, Justin Roy, Brennan Roy, Christian Roy, April Gautreaux, Sierra Richard, Weston Marks, Korrin Marks and 10 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lizzie Mae Badeaux Marks; his parents, Emar and Justine Arceneaux Marks; his brothers, Charles Marks, Joseph Marks, Amar Dudley Marks and his sister, Mabel Kidder.

Visiting hours will be observed in the Lafond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas beginning on Friday, November 23, 2012 from 2:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. and will reopen on Saturday at 8:00 a.m. until time of service. A Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. on Friday.

The family would like to thank Prompt Succor Nursing Home and the staff for the compassionate care and support provided to Jean.


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  • Created by: CJ
  • Added: 20 Nov 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 101027638
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Jean “Merrick” Marks (2 Dec 1926–19 Nov 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 101027638, citing Bellevue Memorial Park, Opelousas, St. Landry Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by CJ (contributor 47124305) .