William Ellis (Bubba) Marquis, Sr., 86, passed away peacefully Dec. 20, 2019 at his daughter's home in Pflugerville, Texas. He was born Oct. 15, 1933.
Visitation was held at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Dec. 28, 2019.
A private graveside service for family was held at Memorial Gardens.
William was a member of the BPOE Elk's Lodge #977 and enjoyed running the charity bingo.
He is survived by his children, Sheri L. Marquis Jones (Ralf) of Pflugerville, Texas; William Ellis Marquis II of Demopolis, Ala.; Judy A. Marquis of Pflugerville, Texas; five grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
He was preceded in death by wife, Betty Jean Marquis, parents James Alvin and Eddie Lee Marquis, and brother Jimmy Marquis.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.