June 27, 1923 - November 8, 2020
Irma Greer Marks passed away on November 8, 2020 at the age of 97 years. Born in Camden, Tennessee to the late Paul S. and Hubie F. Greer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Daniel R. Bolian Marks, her brother, Paul F. Greer, her nephew, David E. Greer, and her great nephew, Morgan Greer. She is survived by her niece, Julia Ann Greer Crow and her husband, David Crow; her nephew, Paul C. Greer and his wife, Carolyn Greer; her niece, Susan Greer; her niece, Beth Ramsey; her great nieces, Katie Greer Harvey and her husband, Chad Harvey, and Alexandra Greer; her great nephew, J. Greer Crow; and her great, great nephew, Caleb Greer Harvey. She received a Bachelor of Science from Memphis State University and a Masters in Chemistry from the University of Arkansas. Her professional careers were in the chemical field - a research scientist with Rohm & Haas Company, Redstone Arsenal; a research chemist with Chapman Chemical Company; chemistry teacher at Whitehaven High School and a professor of chemistry at University of Memphis, where she taught hundreds of nursing and pre-med students in the 30+ years she was there. She loved her church, Advent Presbyterian Church, where in years past, she was a volunteer. In her younger years, she was a member of the American Chemical Society, American Association of University Professors, American Association of University Women, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chi Alpha Scientific Fraternity, Memphis State University Women’s Association, Phi Mu Sorority, Tennessee Education Association, West Tennessee Education Association. In many of these organizations, she held leadership positions. She was an active resident of Kirby Pines Estates as a member of many committees. The family would like to thank the Staff of Kirby Pines Manor and her Care-In Place Companion, Sherron Miller, for the care and love given to Mrs. Marks. In lieu of flowers, please donate to a charitable organization close to your heart in your community during this time of great need. In light of the unusual health climate at the moment, the family held a private celebration of Irma's life and legacy. Friends are asked to continue this celebration by remembering the significant impacts that she had on their lives.
Irma Greer Marks passed away on November 8, 2020 at the age of 97 years. Born in Camden, Tennessee to the late Paul S. and Hubie F. Greer. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dr. Daniel R. Bolian Marks, her brother, Paul F. Greer, her... View Obituary & Service Information
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