Created on Thursday, 27 June 2013 Written by THE BELLEFONTAINE EXAMINER STAFF
Laura Agnes Marker, 88, of Ft. Jennings, went home to be with her Lord.
She was born in Bellefontaine on Oct. 20, 1924, to the late Clarence and Agnes Lucile Grant Stevens.
On Sept. 19, 1944, she married Junior D. Marker in Bellefontaine and he preceded her in death June 13, 2001. She also was preceded in death by her brothers, Clarence Wesley Stevens, Omar Ray Stevens and Harold Eugene Stevens.
Surviving are her children, Betsy (Don) Wigger of Englewood, Dale (Cheryl) Marker of South Fort Myers, Fla., and Shirley (Bob) Predmore of Ft. Jennings; nine grandchildren; 22 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; a sister, Ida Belle Hoffman of Lewistown; sister-in-law, Mary Katherine Sheeley of Bellefontaine; brother-in-law, Charles Marker of Celina; and numerous nieces and nephews.
A homemaker, Laura was a member of the Faith Missionary Baptist Church in Rushmore and a lifetime member of the Ladies VFW Auxiliary Post 1080. She enjoyed Search-A-Word puzzles, jigsaw puzzles and reading.
Pastor Robert Morrison officiates a memorial service at 2 p.m. Saturday at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine. Private burial is in the Harper Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Faith Missionary Baptist Church of Rushmore, 2033 Road U, Ft. Jennings OH 45844.
Express condolences at www.edsfh.com.