Obituary: Doris Marks, Wife, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother, and a Friend to Everyone


Doris June Marx, 87, of Saline, Michigan, passed away peacefully early Friday morning, July 24, 2020, to go home to be with the Lord. Wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and friend to everyone. 

Doris was born January 16, 1933 in Middlesboro, Kentucky to the late William R. Redmon and Nelle (Bryant) Redmon. 

On April 25, 1966 she married Edward J. Marx, Sr. Doris is survived by her husband and six children, Steven L. (Margie) Miracle, Allen R. (Terri G.) Miracle, Larry D. (Terisa K.) Miracle, Constance F. (Doug) Bradley, Samuel E. Marx, Edward J. (Lynne) Marx Jr. and many grandchildren and many great grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents William R. Redmon and Nelle (Bryant) Redmon, and her five siblings Gloria Ann Hensley, Billie Jean Frisbee, James Donald Redmon, Roger Kenton Redmon, Virginia Lynn Branham. 

She worked numerous jobs while raising her family and in her later years volunteered at Saline Hospital in the gift shop for many years. She lived out her last years at the Saline Evangelical Home, where she would entertain the staff and nurses singing “Doris take an old cold tater and wait.” She loved singing country music, gospel music, telling jokes and always had a loving and grateful attitude. She was a member of Fellowship Baptist Church in Saline, Michigan. 

A visitation for family and friends will be held at the Robison-Bahnmiller Funeral Home, 301 East Michigan Avenue, Saline, Michigan on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 from 10:00 am until 12:00 Noon. The funeral service will immediately follow the visitation in an outdoor service. Allen Miracle, one of her children, will be officiating the service. 

Please abide by the social distancing protocol, and mask wearing is required. Memorial contributions in her name may be made to the Saline Evangelical Home in Saline, Michigan and envelopes will be available at the funeral home. Burial will take place on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at the Great Lakes National Cemetery in Holly, Michigan. 

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