Mark Kershaw

Mark Twain Kershaw

E. Stefan Morris

Obituary for Mark Twain Kershaw

Mark Kershaw

February 4, 1960
to
May 24, 2018

Mark Twain Kershaw, 28 was born February 4, 1960 in Portageville, Missouri to the union of Mr. Eugene and Mrs. S.T. Kershaw. He departed this life on Thursday, May, 24, 2018
Mark was baptized at an early age and was a member of New Salem Missionary Baptist Church under the pastorate of Rv. Damon Frazier, in Portageville Missouri. He graduated from Portageville High School. Upon gradutation he joined the military and became a prud member of the Army and the Missouri National Guard. He later moved to Kansas City, Missouri, where he then became a member of Sunlight Missionary Baptist Church under the leadership of Rev. Julius Rambo. Mark worked for the city of Kansas City, Missouri for more than fifteen (15) years. He retired in 2005.
Mark was a proud 32o Mason. During the year 2005-06, he held office of Worshipful Master of John Turner Lodge #106, which later merged with Blue Valley #64, becomming Cole-Finch Lodge #186, of the second masonic district of the Missouri Jurisdiction.
Mark, was preceded in death by both parents, a brother Sgt. Orlando Kershaw, a sister Ms. Roberta Kershaw and a step-son Mr. Malon L. Osborne.
He leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife of 31 years Mrs. Esther Kershaw; his daughter Marquita both of the home; two sisters Ms. Jeannie Williams of California and Ms. Rose Kershaw of Kansas City, MO.; five brothers Mr. Julius Kershaw of New Mexico, Mr Eugene Kershaw of St. Louis, MO.; Mr. Raymond Kershaw of Portageville, MO., Mr. Zachory Kershaw and Mr. Henry Kershaw both of Kansas City, MO. He was a proud grandfather of (9) nine and a great grandfather of (5) five. He also leaves to cherish his memory a host of nephews, great nephews, nieces, uncles, aunts, cousins and firends. Special friends Mr. William “Bill” Baker, Mr. George Forte, Mr. Alvin Kirby and Mr. Malcolm Morris.
Mark had a heart of gold. we will truly miss you. We love you but GOD loved you most .

Visitation Details

Date and Time:

Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 11:00 AM

Location:

New Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church

2301 E. 43rd. St., Kansas City, Missouri 64127

Service Details

Date and Time:

Thursday, June 7, 2018 at
11:00 AM

Location:

New Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church

2301 E. 43rd. St., Kansas City, Missouri 64127

Interment Details

Interment Type: Cemetery

Portageville Cemetery

Portageville, MO

Professional Services Entrusted to Elite Funeral Chapel 11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, MO. 64134. Tel: (816) 765-0141 Fax (816) 765-5500