Remembering Mary L. Mardis

A Graveside Service for Mary L. Mardis will be held on Saturday, October 01, 2022 at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Dubach, LA at 11:00 A.M.  Officiating the service will be Rev. Terrance Jackson.

Mary L. Mardis was born on January 16, 1949 in Rayville, LA to Thomas Lewis and Ruthie Franklin.  She passed from this life on September 20, 2022, at North Louisiana Medical Center, at the age of 73.  

She graduated college with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing and retired as a Registered Nurse from North Louisiana Medical Center (formerly Lincoln General Hospital), in Ruston, LA.  

She is survived by her husband, Dan Mardis, Jr; her daughter, Victoria Wheeler; sons, Dan Mardis III and Joe L. Mardis; grandchildren, Elijah L. Wheeler, Iesha Candler, Dan Mardis IV, Raena Wheeler, Danyelle Mardis, Donatello Mardis, Gabriel Wheeler; sisters, Odessia Buckner, Mattee Jones; and brother, Thomas Lewis.  

Mary’s Active Pallbearers will be Dan Mardis III, Joe Mardis, Elijah Wheeler, Alonzo Howard, LaMond Wheeler and Kevin Mardis. Honorary Pallbearers are Gabriel Wheeler, Dan Mardis IV, and Henry Mardis.   

Visitation will be Friday, September 30, 2022 at Kilpatrick Funeral Homes – Ruston, from 5:00 – 7:00 P.M.

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