Tyra J. “Ty” (Hicks) Marker, age 72 passed away peacefully on Monday morning, August 29, 2016 at the Johnson Memorial Hospital in Franklin. She was a resident of Trafalgar.
Ty was born on June 23, 1944 in Whiteland, to the late, James Maurice and Laura Jean (Reed) Hicks. She attended school in Trafalgar and went on to marry Daryl W. Marker on December 9, 1961 in Trafalgar. He survives after 54 devoted years of marriage.
Ty is survived by her loving children, James Marker of Indianapolis, Michael (Leigh Ann) Marker of Brown County, Phil Marker of Franklin and Andy (Kelli) Marker of Greenwood; siblings, Sherry Whittemore of Phoenix, AZ and Jack (Linda) Hicks of Franklin; seven grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
Ty was preceded in death by an infant sister, Michele Lee Hicks.
She attended the Great Hope Church in Trafalgar and enjoyed collecting baskets, watching game shows and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren. Ty was known for her cooking and baking skills, and famous for her green beans.
The Revs. Ed Tharpe, Rick Owensby and Johnnie Perkins will conduct a funeral service at 11 a.m. on Friday at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be at East Hill Cemetery in Morgantown.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Ty to the Great Hope Church, PO Box 308, Morgantown, IN 46160.
Condolences may be sent to the Marker family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670
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