Funeral services for Charles Antonio “Toepee” French will be 2 p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Marks Funeral Home Chapel in Magnolia.

There is an open gate at the end of the road, through which each must pass alone; and there is a light we cannot see, but the Father claims His own. Beyond the gate, the loved one can find happiness and rest, there is comfort in the thought that the Heavenly Father knows best.

Charles Antonio French was born October 5, 1978 to Charles and Linda French in Magnolia, Arkansas. He graduated from Walker High School in 1997. He united with the Home’s Near Baptist Church in Magnolia. He later started attending Macedonia Baptist Church, Shongaloo, LA. After moving to TEXarkana, Mr. French started fellowshipping with the Corinth Baptist Church of Jefferson, TX. He departed this life on Thursday, November 7, 2019 due to a tragic accident.

Mr. Charles French met and later married his loving wife of 15 years, Donna French, on February 6, 2004. Mr. French enjoyed working and providing for his family, playing his video games, dancing and enjoying family get together.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Dumpy and Clara French, and Robert and Willie Mae Manning; and his brothers, Edrew French III and Phillip Avant.

He is survived by his wife, Donna French of Queen City; his parents, Charles and Linda French of Magnolia; four daughters, Dominique Burnell, Tymia Fuller, Alisha Green and Charmaine French, all of Magnolia; one son, KeAndre French of El Dorado; four sisters, Sharell French, LaTania (Don) Harris, LaToria Moore and Eugenia Love, all of Magnolia; four brothers, Christopher French of Emerson, and Marco French, Eric (Yulonda) Jermany and Horatio (Tameka) French, all of Magnolia; father-in-Law, Edward Allen of Queen City; brother-in-law, Bryant Grissom of TEXarkana; two godchildren, Armistacia Battle and Alonzo Robertson; and a host of uncles and aunts, nieces and nephews, and other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Saturday, November 16, 2019 at Marks Funeral Home Chapel in Magnolia.

Interment will be at Noxubee Cemetery in Emerson.

Visitation will be 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday, November 15 at Marks Funeral Home in Magnolia.

Pastor Christopher Rowden will be the clergyman.

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