Mrs. Grace L. Markin, age 97, of Marietta, GA, passed away, Tuesday, November 12, 2013. Mrs. Markin was a member of The Church of the Redeemer in Greenville, S.C. She was a homemaker and volunteered at Greenville Memorial Hospital for 20 years before moving to Marietta, GA. Mrs. Markin was preceded in death by her husband of 64 years, James William Markin. She is survived by her daughters, Patricia Garren of Roswell, GA, Elizabeth Bailey of Kennesaw, GA; sister, Cynthia Kelly of Birmingham, MI; grandchildren, Laura Fritz, Kirk Garren, Mark Bailey, Julie Garren; great grandchildren, Andrew Fritz, Bailey Fritz, Addison Bailey, Austin Garren and Michael Bailey. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in honor of Mrs. Markin to: American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Southeast Affiliate, Living Legacy Partnership, P. O. Box 409410, Atlanta, GA 30384-9410. Services for Mrs. Markin will be held at a later date in South Carolina. Carmichael Funeral Home, Marietta, GA (770) 424-4924.
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