Oza Mae Dement Huff Marks
  • 84 years old
  • Date of birth: Oct 1, 1927
  • Date of passing: May 31, 2012
Let the memory of Oza Mae be with us forever

Oza Mae Dement Huff Marks, 84, a longtime resident of Granville County, passed away Thursday, May 31, 2012 at Granville Medical Center in Oxford.

A native of Granville County, the daughter of the late Wordie Graham and Oza Lee Morton Dement, the widow of Yates Huff, Sr. and Benjamin Marks.  She retired from the Blind Center in Butner as a LPN.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Trinity United Methodist Church in Berea.  Burial will be in church cemetery.

Surviving a daughter, Paula H. Hall (Al) of Falls Church, Va., a son, Pete Huff (Teri) of Baton Rouge, La., a step daughter, Shirley Waldo of Mobile Al., a step son, Ben Marks, Jr. (Jan) of Henderson, a daughter-in-law, Betty Huff of Creedmoor, a sister, Rebecca Booth of Oxford, 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by a son, Wordie Huff.

Flowers accepted or memorials may be made to American Institute for Cancer Research, 1759 “R” Street Northwest, Washington, DC 20009.

Visitation will be held 7:00 – 8:30 PM Saturday, June 2, 2012 in Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford.

Eakes Funeral Home in Oxford assisting the Marks Family.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Jerry Haskins on 2nd October 2013

"I'm very sorry in hearing of Mrs. Marks passing. I have so many memories of her that go back more than fifty years. She knew my family as well as my aunts and uncles on my mothers side.we were a unique neighborhood.Her son Wordie was my Best Friend, like a brother really, from very early on. I spent a lot of years around her growing up.She was a wonderful parent and a great person to know."

This tribute was added by Sheila Gresham on 5th June 2012

"Paula & Family, Just read about your Mom's passing.  Will keep you all in our thoughts and prayers.  I know it is hard to let them go but you are so blessed to have had your Mother for 84 years.  Sheila Jones Gresham"

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