Places

  • Marksville is also known as: Avoyelles Parish / Marksville city.

Facts

  • Some of the notable people born here have been: D'Anthony Batiste (american football player), Isaiah Greenhouse (american football player), and Chad Lavalais (american football player).

History

Marksville is named after Marc Eliche, who established a trading post after his wagon broke down in this area. He was a Jewish Italian trader, believe to be from Venice, whose Italian name was recorded by a Spanish priest as Marco Litche, and as Marc Eliche by French priests after his trading post was established about 1794. Marksville was noted on Louisiana maps as of 1809. He later donated land that became the Courthouse Square that is still the center of Marksville today. Marksville has a strong Creole and Cajun population whence they have many families that have been there since it was incorporated, a few of these families are Sylvan, Trahan, Malveaux and Zachary. Louisiana Creole and Louisiana French is spoken in this town . During the American Civil War, Marksville late in 1862 hosted Confederate soldiers from Texas who, in the words of the historian John D. Winters, "built wooden huts to shelter themselves from...

There are currently 3 funeral home listings for the city of Marksville, Louisiana.

Marksville Obituaries

It was written by The Times at Shreveport La on April 6th, 2016 that James Harvey Rebouche perished in Marksville, Louisiana.  Rebouche was 89 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor James Harvey's life.

It was written by Flint Journal on October 30th, 2014 that Tellis Jr Simon passed away in Flint, Michigan.  Simon was 76 years old and was born in Marksville, LA.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Tellis Jr's life.

It was written on May 22nd, 2014 that Troy Melvin Fulcher died in Marksville, Louisiana.  Fulcher was 76 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Troy Melvin's life.

It was revealed by The News Tribune on February 12th, 2014 that John Lynn Jr Broullette died in Tacoma, Washington.  Broullette was 90 years old and was born in Marksville, LA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor John Lynn Jr's life.

It was written by Oakland Press on June 14th, 2013 that Betty Jane "Aunt Betty" Wims (Castle) perished in West Bloomfield, Michigan.  Ms. Wims was 82 years old and was born in Marksville, LA.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Betty Jane "Aunt Betty"'s life.

It was disclosed on March 5th, 2013 that Carrie M Lavalais passed on in Marksville, Louisiana.  Lavalais was 62 years old.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Carrie M's life.

It was written by Tyler Morning Telegraph on February 5th, 2013 that Eugene Wright Havard passed on in Lindale, Texas.  Havard was 85 years old and was born in Marksville, LA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Eugene Wright's life.

It was noted by Flint Journal on July 16th, 2012 that Alfred Jacob died in Grand Blanc, Michigan.  Jacob was 59 years old and was born in Marksville, LA.  Send flowers to express your sorrow and honor Alfred's life.

It was written by The Times at Shreveport La on June 24th, 2012 that Earline Gordon (Dupree) passed on in Marksville, Louisiana.  Ms. Gordon was 86 years old.  Send flowers to express your sympathy and honor Earline's life.

It was reported by The Times at Shreveport La on April 10th, 2012 that Charles Helm Jr Masters passed on in Marksville, Louisiana.  Masters was 80 years old.  Send flowers to share your condolences and honor Charles Helm Jr's life.

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Hixson Brothers Funeral Homes

It’s been almost a century since my grandfather, Ed Hixson, and great-uncle Jim Hixson settled in Central Louisiana in 1907. At that time, Alexandria was little more than a village.They soon purchased the Hoyt Funeral Home and Livery Stable,...

Magnolia Funeral Home

In September 1999, Coy and Deanna opened Magnolia Funeral Home in Alexandria offering affordable funerals and cremations. In 2000, A. W. "Nicky" Middleton came aboard as manager of the funeral home and helped us grow. In 2005 we opened Alexandria...

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Avoyelles Memorial Funeral Home
334 Acton Rd
Marksville, LA 71351
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Hixson Brothers Funeral Home
445 W Bontemps St
Marksville, LA 71351
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Kramer Funeral Home
1924 Highway 1
Marksville, LA 71351

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