January 06, 1935 - September 22, 2020
A Celebration of Evelyn Marks’ Life, age 85 of Brookeland, Texas, will be held at 3:00pm, Sunday, September 27, 2020 at Brookeland City Cemetery in Brookeland, Texas. Visitation will be from 12:00pm until 2:00pm, Sunday, September 27, 2020 at Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home in Jasper, Texas.
Evelyn was a native of Kirbyville, Texas and a longtime resident of Brookeland, Texas. She liked reading, coloring working puzzles, singing church songs, reading her bible and most importantly her family and grandchildren.
Evelyn is survived by her daughters, Julia Block & husband George of Brookeland, Texas, Belinda Guillory of Orange, Texas, Michelle Hanks & husband Bill of Brookeland, Texas, and Lori Black & husband Michael of Brookeland, Texas; ten grandchildren, seventeen great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Hiram, and Mary Shepard; her husband of over 45 years, Gilbert Lewis Marks, daughter, Toni Cunningham; son, Lewis Marks; and her two sisters, Nita Green and Tinalle Martin.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to The Alzheimer’s Association, 6055 S. Loop E, Houston, Texas 77087.
Services are under the direction of Stringer & Griffin Funeral Home of Jasper.
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