Verlie Marks Saunders

Verlie Marks Saunders, born June 29, 1934 in Port Barre, she was a long time resident of Zachary passed away July 18, 2023 she was 89. Verlie is a retired nurse, she worked many hours and nearly 50 years. Most of her years were spent working at Zachary Manor. She really enjoyed gambling, getting her hair done, traveling and spending time with loved ones. She will be greatly missed, and her cooking will be a missed treasure. She was a very loving person.
She is a mother of 3 sons David (Fern) GA, Gregory (Missy) LA, Mark (Harriet) VA. She is a grandmother to 5, Amy (Matt), Dylan (Amanda) Kelley, Preston, Mariah, step grandma to Ryan Graham And great grandma to 8, Joe (Kennedy), Josh(Erin), Justin Gallahue, Haley (Shalon), Dylan jr Marks, Natalie Cowart, October and Willow Chabonneau. A great great grandma to 2, Stetson Gallahue and Shalon Cedotal 2nd. She is also survived by her brother Robert Stelly TX, And 6 nieces and 13 nephews. She is proceeded in death by the love of her life,  husband John Marks and  2nd husband James Saunders, special friend Herb Price, grand daughter Kelley,  and daughter in law Missy. Her 2 brothers, 3 sisters and parents. The family will hold a private ceremony in her honor. Especially a huge thanks to Dylan and Amanda. Because of them Verlie survived as long as she did, had a home, taken care of and had the best time of her life the week before passing. We also would like to thank the Price family for their love, caring and making Verlie a part of their family! Thank you to Compassus Home Health, the nurses and aid Ashley, for helping taking care of Verlie and their compassion.