Marcus A. Tankersley, Sr. went to be with the Lord March 27, 2019 at the age of 93. He was born September 10, 1925 in Miranda City, Texas to the late John and Alta Tankersley.
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Visitation will be held Friday, March 29, 2019 from 6:00 - 8:00 pm with a funeral at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 30, 2019 at Hope Reformed Baptist Church, 210 Main Street, Port Lavaca. Interment will follow at Green Lawn Gardens Cemetery.
Marcus is survived by his children Lois F. Carter, Marcus (Debbie) Tankersley, Jr., Marilyn Pettus and Carolyn Chandler; 10 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his wife Betty Tankersley; his brother John Robert Tankersley and sisters Phyllis Miller, Betty Owens, Dorothy Overstreet and Deacon Tankersley.
Marcus served in the United States Marine Corps. He had a passion for people and preaching salvation which he did for 55 years.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Indianola Baptist Church, 617 FM 2760, Port Lavaca, TX 77979.
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