Larry Douglas Marks Sr

Services for Larry Douglas Marks Sr. of Brookhaven are 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 28, at Alexander High School with burial in Springfield Church Cemetery.

Visitation is Friday from noon until 8 p.m., at Williams Mortuary, and Saturday from 10-11 a.m., at the school.

Mr. Marks, 56, died Feb. 21, 2004, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. He was born in Lincoln County on April 13, 1947, to Thomas Marks and Hannah Inez Marks.

He was employed for 35 years at Georgia Pacific. He was an Air Force veteran, serving as a sergeant. He was a 1966 graduate of Eva H. Harris School, where he was a member of the 1964 State Basketball Championship team, and voted most popular boy in the senior class. He was a member of Springfield Missionary Baptist Church.

Preceding him in death were his parents; a son, Carlos; a sister, Mary Lee Eunice; and his brothers, Jimmy and Thomas Hercules.

Survivors are his wife, Linda Crump Marks of Brookhaven; his children, Larry D. Marks Jr. and wife Zandra of Laurel, Thomas Marks and Jason Smith, both of Brookhaven, and David Smith of Jackson; his sisters and brother-in-law, Vera and Samuel Rogers of Milwaukee, Wis., and Sadie Tillman of Brookhaven; four grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

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