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    Thursday, November 04 2021
    Marcus Earl

    Posted by: Clarke and Staples Funeral Homes AT 03:17 pm   |  Permalink   |  6 Comments  |  Email
    Prayers for the family as they go thru this difficult time 🙏🙏🙏
    Posted by Nellie Cichorz on 11/05/2021 - 04:52 PM
    Mark was someone I called a Friend , He was my Fishing Buddy for Many Years, I hope he is Pain free now. He will be missed by Me as well as many others. May the Family feel at Peace , for Mark will suffer no more. Life is Short ,live everyday as if its the Last day. Till we meet again my Friend.
    Posted by Ronnie Paynter on 11/05/2021 - 05:40 PM
    Will be praying for the family during this time.
    Posted by Ricky Williams on 11/06/2021 - 05:39 PM
    I am sorry for your loss .he was a good son father and brother he will be missed rest in peace mark Love the sherrill family
    Posted by Melissa Lacks Sherrill on 11/06/2021 - 08:06 PM
    Lisa and I send our most sincere condolences 💐
    Posted by Jimmy White on 11/06/2021 - 08:55 PM
    Mark and I go back a long ways. Friends although we had some rough patches at times. He was one heck of a person, kinda hard to understand but if you knew, you knew. Good guy. My prayers and condolences go out to the family. Rest High on the Mountain Mark!! Your days of struggling are over.
    Posted by Wayne Finch on 11/07/2021 - 04:31 PM

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    Marcus Earl “Mark” Francis, 55, of Victoria, Va. joined his father, Jessie Earl Francis, in Heaven on Nov. 4, 2021. He is survived by his mother, Nell Puckett Francis; his sister, Michelle White (J.C.); granddaughter, Mary Francis; his niece Hillary Nelson; his nephew J.J. White; two sons, Jonathan Francis (Reba) and Travis Hoover and his dearly loved cat, Pokey. Mark attended Central High School. He enjoyed fishing and worked as a butcher for many years until he had to retire for health reasons. Graveside services will be held Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021 at 4PM in the Oakwood Cemetery, Victoria, Va. In lieu of flowers please consider memorial donations to the Victoria Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 1419, Victoria, Va. 23974. Staples Funeral Home, Victoria, in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be made at

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