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Mark Allen Wilks, 60, passed this life on Tuesday, November 29, 2016. He was pronounced dead at Hoopeston Community Memorial Hospital Tuesday evening.

Mark was born on October 24, 1956 in Danville, Illinois to Frank Filmore (deceased) and Joella Geogie Ann Wilks. He was married to the former Jenny Wilson on December 27, 2006, she survives. He leaves behind two children, Jasmine Rochelle of Victoria, Texas and Ethyn Allen of Rossville, Illinois. A brother, Kim Danti of Danville, and two sisters, Sherrie (Lamont) Gary of Springfield, Illinois and Emily (William) Brown of Champaign, Illinois. A granddaughter, Serenity Rose and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends. He was preceded in Death by his Father; brother David Ivan and his Grandmother, Jessie Lee Stephens.

Mark graduated from Danville High School in May 1975 and attended Danville Area Community College. He enjoyed his family, helping others in his community through Food Share, and reading his Bible. He was a faithful member of the Rossville Church of Christ. He will be missed by his family, friends and community.

In lieu of flowers, please contribute to the family's Go Fund Me account in Mark's honor: https://www.gofundme.com/funeral-expenses-for-mark-wilks
Published on December 5, 2016
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