Dalton Markin

(April 12th, 1946 - June 5th, 2017)

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    Douglas Dalton Markin, age 71 of Ozark, Missouri passed away Monday, June 5, 2017 in his home, surrounded by his family and following a long battle with heart disease. He was born April 12, 1946 in Cardwell, Missouri the son of Barney Dalton and Bertie Ethel (League) Markin. On January 27, 1968 he was united in marriage to his high school sweetheart Joycelyn Ann Jackson. After graduating from Cardwell High School in 1964, Dalton attended Arkansas State University and graduated in 1969 with a BS in Accounting. He later proudly served his country as member of the United States Army and served during the Vietnam War. Dalton retired from Emerson Electric Company after many years of as a devoted employee. During his lifetime, Dalton also enjoyed his hobbies of fishing, golfing and photography. Dalton loved keeping in touch with his friends and family and will be dearly missed but always remembered. In addition to his wife Joyce, Dalton is also survived by three daughters, Juliette Markin of Matton, IL; Rachel Haynes and husband Allen of Springfield, MO; and Ashley Markin of Sparta, MO. Dalton was loved and survived by eight grandchildren Blake Taylor and his fiancé Melinda, Kelsey Taylor, Caleb Haynes and wife Kayla, Jessica Taylor, Zack Allen, MaKayla Haynes, Kylie Haynes and Austin Haynes. Surviving nephews include Brandon Markin, Matthew Jackson, Travis Cude; surviving nieces Nikki Cude Harris, Candice Markin Lowe and Andrea Jackson McDaniel. Dalton was very proud and excited to be expecting his first two great-grandbabies later this year. Honoring Daltons wishes his body was cremated under the care and direction of  Barnes Family Funeral Home, Ozark. Memorial funeral services will be 1:00 P.M. Sunday, June 11, 2017 in Heath Funeral Home, 321 W. Garland Street, Paragould, AR  72450. Online condolences may be shared at

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