Mark Alexander Dean
  • 77 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 25, 1938
  • Date of passing: May 31, 2016
Let the memory of Mark be with us forever

Mark Alexander Dean, 77, passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at his home.

A native of Granville County, the son of the late Spencer Ezra Dean and Willie Bell King. He was a member of Providence Baptist Church and was retired from the City of Oxford.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 P.M. Friday, June 3, 2016 at Eakes Funeral Home Chapel in Oxford by Rev. Randy Pittman. Burial will be at Sunset Memorial Gardens in Henderson.

Surviving is a daughter, Sharon Dean Yancey (Tommy) of Bullock, a son, Michael W. Dean (Kimberly) of Oxford, a sister, Betty Wagstaff of Norlina, five grandchildren and one great granddaughter. He was preceded in death by his wife, Catherine Marie Beal Dean, three sisters, Mary Cottrell, Lillie Prospt and Edith Yarboro and a brother, Jessie Dean.

Flowers are accepted or memorials can be made to Providence Baptist Church in care of Rosa Overton, 3039 Shady Grove Rd., Oxford, N.C. 27565.

Visitation will be held Thursday evening June 3, 2016 from 6:00 – 8:00 P.M. at Eakes Funeral home in Oxford and at other times at the home.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Stephanie Yancey on 25th September 2016

"happy birthday papa in heaven.. its so hard not being able to go to your house and you be there.. i miss you and grandma so much please continue to watch over us.. I LOVE YOU"

This tribute was added by Sharon D Yancey on 7th August 2016

"Daddy this is your daughter Sharon Dean Yancey, I know you are resting now and not in any pain. It was so hard to see Mama be call home to her resting place. But I know both of yall are pain free now and watching over us. I miss both of yall so much. it was even harder to see you go. But you both have yalls wings now so go fly high. because one day we all  will see yall again soon. Love Yall Daddy and Mama"

This tribute was added by Ralph N on 4th June 2016

"Dear Dean family, I am sorry for your pain, and loss. I would like to share with you something that has given many comfort at a time like this. You can find real comfort in what God has promised, such as in John 5:28,29 -He promises that he is going to resurrect all those who have ever died, back to life again here on earth. And all the things that cause us sorrow, pain, and even death, will be gone forever. You can read about this in Revelation 21:3,4, and 1 Corinthians 15:26."

This tribute was added by Stephanie Yancey on 3rd June 2016

"Papa I'm definitely gonna miss you but I know that you better off your jot suffering anymore..I know your with grandma and your in heaven smiling down on us Forever In My heart Love u Papa"

This tribute was added by Ossie Smith on 2nd June 2016

"Mr. Mark is one of the few honest straightforward men I have ever been privileged to have known. He was a trusted and true friend to me. To his family I want you to know the great respect that Mark earned in this world. I like you and many others will greatly miss him. But knowing his faith I am more happy to know he is at peace with God."

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