Ronzel L. Marks, 67 - Orma

Ronzel L. Marks, 67, of Orma, West Virginia, passed away December 13, 2009 at Charleston Area Medical Center, Memorial Division following an extended illness.

Born in Calhoun County, he was a son of the late James Curtis Marks and Lucy Holcomb Marks. He was a US Army Veteran of Viet Nam, was a former minister and had been a foundry worker in Orrville, Ohio.

Surviving are 3 sons, Eric Marks of Orma, Jeff Marks of Wooster Ohio, and Jason Marks of Canton Ohio; 1 daughter, Becky Johnson of Michigan; 3 brothers, Rev. Carl Marks of Arnoldsburg; Lester Marks of North Carolina, and Curtis Ray Marks of Orma; 4 sisters, Kathleen Sohar of Creston Ohio, Virginia Brady of Greensboro North Carolina, Wanda McCumbers of Orma, and Vickie Chastain of Shoals Indiana; 12 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife, Gloria Marks; 3 brothers, Darrell, Delmer, and Basil; and one sister, Rosalee Bennett.

Funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Thursday, December 17 at Stump Funeral Home, Arnoldsburg. Rev. Carl Marks will officiate. Interment will be in the Elmira Community Cemetery at Elmira with Military Graveside Rites.

Friends may call at the funeral home from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday.