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“Mary, There can only be one mother for Marcus and that was truly you...there nevercould be a second,, only you as his mother could be reconized and...Read More »
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“Mer,I'm so very sorry to hear of Marcus's passing. What a great mother and advocate you have been!Marcus was a very special guy! Take care. ”
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WADE, Marcus Antonio, 24, of Chesterfield, went to be with the Lord June 12, 2009. He is survived by his mother and father, Mary Wade and Dr. Keith Zaitoun; a devoted caregiver, Blaine Lanum IV; his second mother, Mary Lanum; his godgrandmother, Martha Simpson "Eskimo"; two godmothers, Melody Manley and Ramona Simpson; and special friends, Mrs. Carolyn Thomas and Rachel Blankenship. He attended Manchester High School and the Dooley School, and his art work was well-known. Marcus was well-loved and remembered for his beautiful eyes and smile. His family will receive friends 12 to 2 p.m. Wednesday and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Bliley's-Chippenham, 6900 Hull Street Rd., where funeral services will be held 12 noon Friday. Interment Sunset Memorial Park. Please come and join us as we pay our respects and celebrate the life of our beloved Marcus.

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