Jerri J. Marks, 64, of Gas City, Indiana, died at 2:20 A.M., on Tuesday, August 2, 2022, at her daughter's home in Gas City. She entered this world on April 30, 1958, in Marion, Indiana. She was adopted by her parents Gerald and Buelah Baker. Jerri first married Mark Oden, who preceded her in death. Later, she married Charles E. Marks Jr, and he survives.
She was a graduate of Marion High School and was a homemaker for most of her life. Jerri had a few jobs to keep her busy in her spare time, She Also Worked for Gen Corp Automotive in Marion In. before working as a bartender & Cook at Waylon's Bar and the VFW. She was a member of the Marion VFW, American Legion Auxiliary Post 95, and Marion AmVets.
In addition to her loving husband, Charles, Jerri is survived by her four children, Christina (Charles) Moore, of Pierceton, Indiana, Kimberly (Paul) Wigner, of Fairmount, Indiana, Lisa Gray, (Kirby Callahan) of Gas City, and Heather Oden, of Wabash, Indiana; Step Children Christina Myers, Charles Mark's III, 28 Grandchildren; and 6 Great-Grandchild. She was preceded in death by her parents, and a Grandson, Jordan Eric Gray.
Arrangements are entrusted to the College Park Chapel of Armes-Hunt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 4601 South Western Avenue, Marion, IN, where friends may call from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM on Saturday, August 6, 2022. A funeral service will immediately follow at 1:00 PM, with Pastor Johnny McCallister officiating. Burial will follow in Park Lawn Cemetery, Amboy, Indiana.
Memorial contributions may be made in honor of Jerri to Armes-Hunt Funeral Home to help her family defray funeral expenses.
"I knew Jerri at Marion High School. I was in the MHS Class of 1974. I met Jerri through a mutual friend, Bob West, who at the time was an employee of the Marion Community School System. I remember Jerri as being a very kind & caring person. She was a good friend. I am so sorry to hear about Jerri's passing. I send my sincere condolences to Jerri's family. My prayers are with you. May the peace & love of Jesus Christ be with you and bring you comfort during the days ahead."
My mother was mom to so many. With her days on earth mom shined her light full of love and laughter on the world. She was always a comfort and would try to make even your toughest days better. My mother, she helped shape me into who I am today. Mom will forever be a part of me and carried in my heart."