Funeral services for Mark Scott Read, 61, of Edgewood, Texas, are scheduled for 1:00 PM, Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Edgewood. Visitation will be held one hour prior to service time. Burial will follow at Small Cemetery.
Mark passed away on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at his home.
Mark Scott Read was born on June 26, 1959, in Terrell, Texas, to parents, John Henry Read and Sharon Lynn Pickens. He was raised in Edgewood, graduated from Edgewood High School in 1977, and was a life-long resident. Mark married Vonda Raz on August 24, 1985, at Pleasant Union Baptist Church and they lived in Edgewood where they raised their daughter Lela. He and Vonda later divorced. Mark was employed by Van Zandt County Precinct 3 in road maintenance for many years before retiring. He was of the Baptist faith. Mark enjoyed hunting and fishing. He loved his family very much and will be missed by many.
He is preceded in death by his father, John Henry Read and brother, John David Read.
Mark is survived by his mother, Sharon Read of Edgewood, TX; daughters, Lela Wolfe and husband, Justin of Alba, TX, and Kristi Monus and husband, Bryan of Canton, TX; brother, Paul Read of Edgewood, TX; sister, Rebecca Martinez of Edgewood, TX; along with grandchildren, Willa, Evelynn, Harlee and Gatlin.
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