Marcus Lee Juby

Born: Fri., Apr. 22, 1938
Died: Thu., Jan. 22, 2009

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Funeral services for Marcus Lee Juby was born April 22, 1938 to Leo Avery and Edith Tucker Juby in Sperry, Oklahoma. He married Carlene Christine Doerr on November 8, 1957 in Sperry and on June 18, 2005, they were sealed as husband and wife, according to the ordinance of God, for time and eternity in the Oklahoma City Oklahoma Temple as members of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. To this union was born two children, Laura Jane Launius of Greenville, SC and Marc Wayne Juby of Skiatook, OK.

He graduated from Sperry High School in 1957. He excelled in football, basketball, and baseball during high school and was selected on the District 14B All Conference football team his senior year. Marcus attended Oklahoma State University and graduated with a B.S., M.S.Ed. in Agricultural Education and Ph.D. in Vocational and Technical Education. He taught Vocational Agriculture at Kansas, OK, Oilton, OK, and Collinsville, OK for a total of eight years. He was employed as a Research Assistant in fruit production with the University of Arkansas. Marcus served as an assistant professor in Agriculture Education at Texas Tech University and Oklahoma State University. He left Oklahoma State and entered the private industry of agriculture as a Research Scientist for Ciba-Geigy Corporation in product development. He served in the capacity of product development for fifteen years before accepting a promotion to serve as technical advisor to the Sales Department in Turf and Ornamentals. Since his retirement, he moved to Skiatook, Oklahoma and has been active in teaching Cherokee History Courses, was a member of the Trail of Tears Association, the Tulsa County Cherokee Organization and the Osage Kihekah-Steh Club. He was also active in efforts to restore the Saline Courthouse near Rose, Oklahoma.

Marcus is survived by his wife, Chris, of the home; daughter and Son-in-Law, Ron and Laura Launius of Greenville, SC; son and Daughter-in-Law, Marc and Patty Juby of Skiatook, OK; eight grandchildren: Joshua Alan Clark of Seattle, Washington, Katlyn Reneeʼ Clark, Bryce Marcus and Colby Ray Juby of Skiatook, Oklahoma, David "Trey" Smedley of Columbia, SC, Kara Lynn, Blake Eric, and Brian Andrew Launius of Greenville, SC. And sisters, Juanita Donaldson, Clare Whiteley and brother, Bill Juby all of Sperry, Oklahoma and many nieces and nephews.

Marcus was preceded in death by his parents Leo and Edith Juby, siblings: Marcella Elder, John Juby, Virgil Juby, Georgia (Jo) Anglen, Annabelle Anglen, Lee Roy (Son) Juby, Garrett (Babe) Juby, Genie Hanlin, James (Boch) Juby, Charles (Cowboy) Juby, Melva Juby, Thurman Jackie Juby, and baby boy Juby.

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Richard Archer
   Posted Thu January 22, 2009
Carlene we are so sorry for your loss and that we will be unable to attend. Our prayers are with you and your family.
Richard Archer

Claudine Pope
   Posted Fri January 23, 2009
Carlene, your family has been in my prayers the last few days after Shirley let me know how bad Marcus was. I will try to come depending on the weather, but I will be thinking of you. I have many happy memories of you and your family as we grew up. God Bless you and your children at this time. Claudine Pope

Jim & Ruby Fast
   Posted Fri January 23, 2009
We want to express our deepest sympathy in the loss of Marcus, and to let you know that our many thoughts are with you all.

I'm thankful for all the great memories that I have of Marc. We worked many years together and I really enjoyed the time we spent.

Imogene K Crutchfield
   Posted Sat January 24, 2009
I am sorry to hear of the loss of your uncle, Marcus Juby. Remember the words of the bible found in:

In all these things we are more than Conquerors through Him who loved us.

My thoughts and prayers are with
you Your Cherokee Friend,
Imogene K Crutchfield

Lisa Melchior
   Posted Sat January 24, 2009
Chris, I am so sorry to hear about Marcus. I thought the world of him. He made a huge impact on the Saline Preservation Assoc. and on his contributions of knowledge to the Cherokee Nation. He had a gentle and loving spirit and I am a better person for knowing him. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Cara Cowan Watts
   Posted Sun January 25, 2009
Chris, Marcy and Buel,

My heart goes out to you as you remember the good times with Marcus. I will miss him.

You are in my thoughts and prayers!

Allison Tally
   Posted Sun January 25, 2009
When I joined Ciba Geigy in 1982, Marcus was one of the first people I met. I flew out to Kansas to pick up a new Suburban that he wasn't going to need. We had a nice lunch and I got some wonderful advice. He continued to check up on me and see how I was doing. A great person. I am sorry for your loss. With deepest sympathies, Allison

Beauford Wilson
   Posted Sun January 25, 2009
I had the privilige of working
with Marcus while we were at
Ciba-Geigy. I remember Marcus as
a gentleman and a really nice
individual to be around.
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time of loss.

Earl & Crystal Chamberlain
   Posted Sun January 25, 2009
Sorry to hear about Marcus. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I have many good memories of the time Marc and I spent together. Earl Chamberlain

Dora Drake
   Posted Mon January 26, 2009
Mrs. Juby & Family,

Sorry to hear of your loss. I enjoyed working with Dr. Judy during his time at Ciba-Geigy. I will never forget the time I meet you Mrs. Judy on your first trip to Greensboro. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Carol Somody
   Posted Mon January 26, 2009
I had the pleasure of working with Marcus during his years at Ciba-Geigy. He was always kind to me, and I was very sorry to hear about his passing. I pray that you find comfort in the love that Jesus Christ had for Marcus and has for his loved ones left behind. God bless you. Sincerely, Carol Somody

Reva Crawford
   Posted Mon January 26, 2009

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