Gaylord Leon Marcus, son of Leon Marcus and Ruth Schrader Marcus of Quilin, was born on April 7, 1948 at Chigaco, Ill. and departed this life in the Three Rivers Healthcare North Campus on March 21, 2003 at the age of 54. Mr. Marcus was of the Baptist Faith, a former employee of Monsanto Chemical Company at St. Louis, a member of the Wappapello Eagles Club and a resident of Qulin. Survivors include on son, Albert Larry Marcus of Pocahontas, Ark.; one daughter, Robin Ann Todd of Pocahontas, Ark.; one sister, Gloria Bell of Bloomfied; four grandchildren, Brianna Moore, Maggie Trammel, Mika Todd and Brooke Todd; two step-grandchildren, Keleigh Hibbard and Derek Hibbard; two nephews, Bryan King of Essex and Scott King of Portageville; one great neice, Ashley King of Hardy, Ark.; one great nephew, Briar Kind of Hardy, Ark.; and one special friend, Loretta Wickenhauser of Dexter. Visitation was held at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Dexter from 5 - 8 p.m., Saturday, March 22, 2003. Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 23, 2003 in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel with Rev. Gary Hancock officiating. Interment will follow in the Dexter Cemetery.