Versie Markham

Published 6:00 am Wednesday, January 5, 2005

Services for Versie Markham of Brookhaven are 2 p.m. Thursday,Jan. 6 at St. James M.B. Church with burial in Galilee ChurchCemetery in Caseyville.

Visitation is today from noon until 6 p.m. at WilliamsMortuary.

Mr. Markham, 77, died Jan. 1, 2005, at King’s Daughters MedicalCenter. He was born in Caseyville on Aug. 1, 1927, to VirgilMarkham and Christine Markham.

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He was a retired construction worker after 34 years of servicein Inglewood, Calif. He was a member of the Local Union 300 of theAFL-CIO. He served in the Army and was a veteran of the Korean War.Mr. Markham was a member of St. James M.B. Church were he served asa member of the board of trustees.

Preceding him in death were his parents.

Survivors are his sister, Jeanette Coleman of Brookhaven; hisbrothers, Charles Markham and his wife, Clementine, of Springfield,Mass.; five nephews; four nieces; and many other relatives.