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Rita Marks

October 19, 1938 — May 2, 2021

Opelousas - Private memorial services are pending at this time.

Rita Mae Marks, age 82, was a resident of Port Barre and passed away on Sunday, May 2, 2021, at Acadia St. Landry Guest Home.

She loved to cook and color. One of her favorite pastimes was visiting the casino. However, more than anything, she loved all her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Rita is survived by his two sons, Mike Marks and wife, Dina of Port Barre, LA and Ricky Marks and wife, Bonita of The Woodlands, TX; one brother, J.B Marks of Beaumont, LA; five grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Joseph Charles Marks; daughter, Mona Marks; and parents, Edgar and Amy Marks.

Family and friends are invited to sign and view the online guestbook at

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Opelousas, 2845 South Union Street, Opelousas, LA 70570, (337-942-2638) has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Rita Marks, please visit our flower store.


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