In Memoriam
Marcus  McGirt
Sequoyah Student 1990s


Eufaula, Okla. ~ Marcus "Bear" Sampson McGirt , (Seq. Student ~ Soph.1996 - Jr 1997) was born March 3, 1980, at Tahlequah. He died in April 2002. 

    Funeral services were held April 29 at Eufaula Lighthouse Christian Center with Rev. Jack Hopkins officiating and Rev. Donald Jones and Rev. John Parrish assisting. Pallbearers were Shane Long, Nathaniel Grayson, Timothy Grayson, Michael Ward, Guymon Marshall and Joe Lewis. Honorary pallbearers were Lewis McGirt, Cordell McGirt, Charlie Harrison, Harold Island, and Kevin Pruitt. Interment was at Charles Cemetery.

He was self-employed and affiliated with the First Assembly of God Church in Eufaula.

    He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Rose HADLEY, paternal grandfather, Chester McGIRT; and uncles Marcus McGIRT, Ernest HADLEY and Sampson HADLEY. 

     Survivors include his parents, Chester Gene and Lillie McGIRT of the home; three brothers, Lewis McGIRT and Cordell McGIRT, both of the home, and Arnold BROWN of Arizona; one sister, Gina McGIRT of the home; maternal grandfather, Mark HADLEY of Arizona; paternal grandmother, Betty McGIRT of Eufaula; four aunts, Cecelia H. BEGAY and Marie YAZZIE both of Arizona, Chris ESTEP of Eufaula, and Patricia HUDSON of Oklahoma City; four uncles, David HADLEY of Arizona, Benson HADLEY of New Mexico, Pat McGIRT of Oklahoma City, and Mike McGIRT of Eufaula; two nieces, Lisa ESTEP of Eufaula and Betty Ann McGIRT of Alabama; and a nephew, Joe McGIRT of Eufaula. 

Burial:   Charles Cemetery ~ McIntosh County