Jose Mercedes Marquez
Jose Mercedes Marquez
  • September 24, 1940 - May 31, 2016
  • Lufkin, Texas

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Mass of the Christian Burial for Jose Mercedes Marquez, 75, of Lufkin, will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 4, 2016 at St. Patrick Catholic Church, with Father Reymundo Garcia, M. S., celebrant. Interment will follow in the Hillcrest Cemetery.
Rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Friday evening in the Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home Chapel, with the family receiving friends and loved ones from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Mr. Marquez was born September 24, 1940 in Mexico, the son of the late Esther (Contreras) and Jose Conception. He passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2016 in a local hospital.
Mr. Marquez was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He loved his grandchildren and enjoyed spending time with them. He attended St. Patrick Catholic Church. Mr. Marquez will be missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include his wife of 53 years, Atanacia Marquez of Lufkin; sons and daughters-in-law, Daniel and Zulema Meza of Lufkin, Mario and Isabel Marquez of Weslaco, and Jose and Maricela Marquez of Progresso; son, Jose Santos of McAllen; daughter, Elsa Marquez of Lufkin; daughters and sons-in-law, Maria and Jorge Ocon of Dallas and Isabel and Juan Torres of Lufkin; son and daughter-in-law, Domingo and Lourdes Marquez of Lufkin; daughter, Maria Marquez of Lufkin; brother, Antonio Marquez of Mexico; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces, nephews, and other family members.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Marquez was preceded in death by his sons, Jose Mercedes Marquez, Jr., Juan Jose Marquez and Guadalupe Marquez.
Pallbearers will be Domingo Marquez, Jose Marquez, Daniel Meza, Juan Torres, Jorge Ocon and Abraham Ocon.
Services are in the care of Oakley-Metcalf Funeral Home