Mrs. Nancy (Baggett) Marks, 82, of Altha, Florida, passed away early Tuesday morning, December 23, 2014, at her home.
Nancy was born on November 26, 1932, in Calhoun County and had lived here most of her life. She was a carnival worker, raised five children and was a Cub Scout Den Mother. Nancy drove a Altha School Bus for a number of years and owned Bob’s Café in Altha. She volunteered at the Pioneer Settlement and worked the election polls for many years. She was a mother to half of the children in Altha and was also a homeroom mother.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, Clint and Mattie Baggett; husband, Robert (Bob) Marks; brothers, Edgar Baggett, Shorty Baggett and Edward Baggett; sisters, Lula Bowlin, Betsy Hicks and Velynn Hansford; and sons-in-law, Joseph Freeland and Jack Kelly.
Survivors include two daughters, Bobbie Phillips and her husband, R.L., of Altha, and Beverly Freeland of Altha; two sons, Dwight (Randy) Marks and his wife, Donna, of Whitsett, NC, and Johnny S. Marks and his wife, Nellie, of Clarksville, FL; one brother, Wallace Baggett, of Altha; four sisters, Carolyn Hutto of Greenwood, FL, Wanda Pate of Port St. Joe, FL, Donnie O’Brian of Altha, and Doris Laramore of Altha; 15 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, December 27, at 11:00 am (CST) at the Altha United Methodist Church with Reverend Carlton Baggett and Reverend Dwayne Tolbert officiating. Interment will follow in Mt. Olive Cemetery in Altha. The family will receive friends Friday, December 26, from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm (CST) at Peavy Funeral Home Chapel.
All arrangements are under the direction of Marlon Peavy at Peavy Funeral Home in Blountstown (ph. 674-2266).
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