Ernest Denton Markham, 86, passed away on January 16, 2013 in a local hospice facility. A private family memorial service has been held. Survivors: daughter and son-in-law Leslie Mignon Sayre and Joseph Harley Sayre, granddaughter Ashley Nicole Sayre, great grandson Joshua Harley Denton Sayre, brother Jim Markham of Arkansas and family and a wealth of many other family members and friends. Mr. Markham was preceded in death by his first wife Burna Dean Markham, his brother Gordon Markham and his sister Charlotte Freeman. If you would like to make a donation please donate to the Hospice in the Pines inpatient facility in Mr. Markhamâ€™s honor. A very special thank you to the staff at the Hospice in the Pines inpatient facility for their care and kindness. Mr. Markham is also survived by his Ex-wife Odessa Markham.
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Published in The Lufkin Daily News on Jan. 20, 2013