James (Jimmy) F. Marquis

James (Jimmy) F. Marquis, age 83, of Floydada, passed away on Sunday, November 8, 2020.  The graveside service was held at 10 a.m., Thursday, November 12, 2020 at the Floydada Cemetery.

Arrangements were under the personal care of Moore-Rose Funeral Home in Floydada.

James (Jimmy) F. Marquis was born to Forest Morgan (F.M.) and Mary Jane (Briggs) Marquis on October 21, 1937 in Matador, Texas.

Jimmy was a charter member of the Trinity Assembly of God Church in Floydada.

He was a veteran, having served in the United State Navy from 1956 to 1960.  Jimmy was stationed aboard the Franklin D. Roosevelt aircraft carrier.

Jimmy married the love of his life, Darlenda Cranford. on January 19, 1961 in Floydada and they enjoyed nearly 60 years together.

He was preceded in death by his father, his mother and his brother, Billy Marquis.

Jimmy is survived by his wife, Darlenda; his son, Troy Marquis and his daughter, Terri L. Davis; his grandchildren, Austin Marquis, Addison Marquis, Scott and Jessica Bean, Shaun Bean, Renee French, and Alex Bean; his great-grandchildren, Emmy, Henley and Birdie Bean; and his sister, Jaynette Harrison.

In lieu of flowers the family suggests donations in Jimmy’s memory be made to Trinity Assembly of God Church in Floydada, 500 West Houston, PO Box 268, Floydada, TX 79235.

Online condolences may be made at www.moore-rose.com.

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