She was the widow of Dyrell Marquis and the daughter of the late Henry and Marie Truluck Arnold.
Mrs. Marquis was retired from Spartanburg District 5 School System and Wellford Primary School. She was a teacher for 32 years and she was of the Methodist faith.
She is survived by a son, Benjamin Marquis&bsp; of Florida; daughters, Lynn Manning of Inman, Kathy Marquis of Spartanburg, Mary Chambers of Campobello; sisters, Aurelia Smith of California, Alice Broome of Lyman, and Becky Cannon-Skipper of Columbia; ten grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 18, 2009 at Roselawn Memorial Gardens.
The family will be at the home.
Memorials may be made to Regional Home Health Services (Hospice), 120 Heywood Ave., Spartanburg, S.C. 29303 and to Una First Freewill Baptist Church, 2130 Caldwell Rd., Una, S.C. 29301.
E-condolences may be sent on line at www.eggersfuneralhome.com.
Eggers Funeral Home, Boiling Springs, is in charge of arrangements.