Sheila Denise Marks was born on May 19, 1961, in Newton County to Mrs. Thelma Banks and Mr. Arthur Zachery.
She attended school in Newton County, at an early age she joined James Paschal Baptist Church, she later joined New Growth Baptist Church.
On Sunday, April 26, 2020, at 11:30 A.M., she slipped the boards of earth and departed this earthly life. She is preceded in death by her father, Mr. Arthur Zackery; devoted stepfather, Mr. Fillmore Banks; loving grandparents, Mr. & Mrs. Homer (Willie M.) Marks.
She leaves to cherish her loving memories, loving sons, Mr. Ronny D. Smith, Mr. Lavoris Hardeman and Mr. Shadarrian Smith; loving mother, Mrs. Thelma Banks; grandchildren, Tyquan Dickerson, Sharya Smith, Cassius Law, Shadarrian Smith, II; siblings, Mr. Danny Banks, Mr. & Mrs. Villie (Pam) Lackey, Mr. & Mrs. Wayne (Terrell) Banks, Monticello, GA; Mr. Gabriel (Melissa) Banks, Conyers, GA. A special aunt Patricia Marks; special nephews, Rico & Jaylen Lackey; a devoted friend, Mr. Anthony Smith and a host of other loving family and friends.
A service was held on Saturday, May 2, 2020, noon, at Bethabara Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery with Reverend William H. Gaither officiating.