Robbie Lovell Marks
Mrs. Robbie Lovell Marks, 97, of Athens, died Monday at her residence. Services will be 2 p.m. Thursday at Spry Funeral Home with Bobby Marks and John Wayne King officiating. Burial will be in Ripley Cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 5 to 8 at the funeral home.
Mrs. Marks was born August 23, 1916. She was a member of Riddles Chapel United Methodist Church and a member of W.S.C.S. at Riddles Chapel.
Survivors include one son, Gerald W. Marks and wife, Brenda, of Decatur; daughters, Glenda Ross Zirbel and husband, Bobby, of Athens, Deloyt (Dee) Cockrell and husband, David, of Decatur and Sandra Toomey and husband, Gary, of Athens; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Horace Marks; three brothers and one sister.
Pallbearers will be Brad Zirbel, Michael Christopher, Gary Downs, Tom Culver, Todd Osborne, Scott Glover, Jeff Sides and Chandler Culver.
Honorary pallbearers will be Paul Black, Gene Black, Jerry Durham, Herman Marks Sr., Don Lovell, Charles Mosley, Andy Ball King and Larsen Cade Osborne.
Memorials may be made to Hospice of the Valley, 240 Johnston Street SE, Decatur, AL 35601.
Published in the Decatur Daily on Feb. 26, 2014