Patricia (Patty) Prince MarkerMar 25th, 2013 | By Submitted | Category: Obituaries
Patricia (Patty) Prince Marker, 88, passed away March 21, 2013 at her home in Madison, FL. She was born May 23, 1924 in Perry, FL, to Wm. Carey and Claudia Edwards Prince.
A memorial service will be held Wednesday, March 27, 11 a.m. at St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, Madison, FL. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 5-7 p.m. at Beggs Funeral Home, Madison, FL.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials to St. Mary’s Episcopal Church, 104 NE Horry Ave., Madison, FL 32340.
Patty grew up in Greenville, FL and graduated from Greenville High School. She attended the Florida State College for Women (FSU) and the University of Alabama – Dothan.
She worked in the family business, Greenville Plywoods, Inc. as secretary/treasurer and director with her father, corporation president and owner, until his death and dissolution of the business. She later resided in Tallahassee, FL where she was an accountant for the Florida State University Athletic Department until her retirement. In 2002, she returned to Madison County.
A member of St. Mary’s Episcopal Church in Madison, Patty was also active in the DAR, the UDC, a charter member of Madison Co. Genealogical Society, Florida Pioneer Descendants, Madison Co. Republican Club, Cherry Lake American Legion and lifetime member of VFW Ladies Auxiliary. Patty was an avid gardener, history buff, outstanding home cook, and devoted Seminole fan.
Patty is survived by son, John L. Marker, Jr. (Elaine) of Waxhaw, NC and daughter Patricia M. Hinton of Greenville, FL; granddaughters Paige Hinton of Tallahassee, FL, and Eve Ingram (James) of Climax, GA; great grandsons Gage and Sean; sisters Mateel Mays (George) of Peachtree City, GA and Claudia Scruggs of Sugar Hill, GA, in addition to beloved nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by sisters Gloria Outler and Marjorie MacKenzie, and her parents, Wm. Carey and Claudia Prince.