Floyd County Obit - Mr. Harold Homer Marks


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Mr. Harold Homer Marks, age 70, of Rome, passed away Wednesday, June 21, 2000 at his residence. Mr. Marks was born August 14, 1929 in Polk County. He was a member of the West Rome Methodist Church, a retired veteran of the Army with more than 21 years of service (two tours of duty in Vietnam) and a member of the Oostanaula Masonic Lodge No. 113 F&AM. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Charles Marks and Ernest J. Roberts; and sister, Nellie Williams. Survivors include his wife, the former Mamie Lou Shiflett; two brothers, Edward McBurnett of Cedartown and Steve Marks of Whitesburg; two sisters, Geri East of Cedartown and Edna Watson of Rome; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services were held Friday, June 23, at the Chapel of Henderson and Sons Funeral Home with Rev. John Pinson and Rev. Hugh Shaw officiating. Interment followed in Friendship Baptist Church Cemetery, Cedartown, with American Legion Brewster-Cleveland Post No. 86 in charge of the military graveside rites. Active pallbearers were James Cox, Jeff Shiflett, David Shiflett, Ben Shiflett, John Gayton, Tom Shiflett, Van Shiflett and Preston Cain. Honorary pallbearers were Hughey Cline, J. C. Underwood, Wayne Huckaby and Wesley Oxford. Henderson and Sons Funeral Home had charge of the arrangements.

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