Lola Irene Marks, 92 - Burnsville

Lola Irene Marks, age 92 of Burnsville WV, departed this life at 2:20 a.m., Saturday, November 10, 2012 at the residence of her daughter in Glenville following an extended illness.

She was born November 18, 1919 in Gassaway, Braxton County a daughter of the late Okey Lee and Nancy Leona Slaughter Smarr.

Mrs. Marks was a mother and homemaker. She enjoyed puzzles, plastic canvas, flower gardening and helping other people. She was a member of the Burnsville Church of God.

In 1940 she was united in marriage to John F. Marks who preceded her in death March of 1974.

Four sons and one daughter survive, William Marks of Charleston WV; Willis Marks of Baltimore MD; Charles Marks and wife Bridgett of OH; Harlin Marks and wife Rosalea of NC and Arleta Davis and husband Gerald of Glenville WV; 12 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.

Besides her parents and husband, Lola was preceded in death by one son, Lonnie F. Marks in 1968; 3 sisters, Emma Matthews, Clara Mae Dean and Orpha Sumpter; and one brother Charles Smarr.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Ellyson Mortuary, Inc., Glenville at 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, November 12, 2012 with Pastor Eddie Barker officiating. Burial will follow in the Cedarville Cemetery. Friends may call 4-8 p.m., Monday at the Mortuary.

Ellyson Mortuary, Inc. is assisting the family of Lola Irene Marks with arrangements.