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St. Louis, MO 63102
Vesta R. Marks, 93, of Coronado, California entered into rest on April 15, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Ullin, Illinois on January 17, 1921 to H.E. and Ruth (Crippen) Echols.
Vesta was a beautician. She enjoyed knitting and was a big Cardinal Baseball fan. She belonged to the Festus/Crystal City Elks Lodge, the American Legion in Warrenton, Missouri and the Moose Lodge in Anna, Illinois.
Surviving family members are her son, Robert (Evelyn) Caudle of Tennessee, two daughters, Toni (Lonnie) Wilke of Coronado, California and Robyn "Chris" (Lynn) Krafft of Tennessee; one brother, H.E. Echols of Illinois and one sister, Wanda Watkins also of Illinois; twelve grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.
Family preceding her in death are her parents, her siblings, Vaughn Echols, Maurice Echols, William Echols, Juanita Holderfield and LaVerne Echols.