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Sandra Benson Marks

APALACHICOLA - Sandra Benson Marks, 83, of Apalachicola, passed away Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 in Tallahassee. Born in High Springs, Feb. 21, 1933, she was the daughter of the late Arthur V. and Glendora Covert Benson.

She lived most of her life in Apalachicola, was a homemaker, and was a member of First United Methodist Church of Apalachicola.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Charles Aubrey “Charlie” Marks, Jr.; and a sister, Judy Hoffman.

Survivors include her son, Charles A. “Chuck” Marks III and his wife, Nina of Apalachicola; her daughter, Laura J. DeMoya of Largo; a sister, Carol Lassiter of Lake Wales; a sister-in-law, Polly M. Whitley and her husband, Lamont of Fremont, NC; four grandchildren, Nathan Marks and his wife, Jennifer, Paul Marks and his wife, Shellie, Katie Marks and Daniel DeMoya; six great-grandchildren, Malic, Ryder, Chanley, Benjamin, Gabrielle and Sophia; and several nieces, nephews, and other extended family.

Services were held Saturday, Dec. 31 at 11 a.m. ET at First United Methodist Church of Apalachicola with Reverend Themo Patriotis officiating. Interment followed in Magnolia Cemetery in Apalachicola.

Adams Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Submit condolences online at

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December 30th, 2016



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