Jean Wells Marks
MARKS, Jean Wells, 94, widow of James M. Marks passed away Thursday, September 15, 2022, at The Willows in Hamburg. Mrs. Marks was born July 3, 1928, in Whitesburg, KY, the daughter of the late Lester Clay and Ettie Lane Wells. She attended the University of Kentucky and was a member of Central Christian Church. She was a homemaker and had served as a church secretary. Survivors include, her four children, Celia (David) Wilke, James M. (Suzanne) Marks Jr., Thomas C. (Judy) Marks, and Cynthia (Paul) Salamanca; nine grandchildren; one great grandchild. She was predeceased by two sisters, Lois Lail and Faye Wells. Visitation will be held 9:00am – 11:00am Saturday, September 24, 2022, at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home – Harrodsburg Rd. A private family graveside service will follow at Lexington Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to the University of Kentucky Rosenberg College of Law Scholarship Fund: Contributions to the Law Scholarship Fund are distributed to numerous students who thrive academically and contribute to making UK Law a more diverse place for all. https://uky.networkforgood.com/causes/5067-law-scholarship-fund or checks may be made payable to University of Kentucky and mailed to: UK Philanthropy, PO Box 23552, Lexington, KY 40523. Also, memorial contributions can be made to Transylvania University designated to the Alumni & Development Office, 300 N. Broadway, Lexington, KY 40508, or made online at https://www.transy.edu/giving/. Kerr Brothers Funeral Home – Harrodsburg Rd is handling the arrangements.