Marcus Aplin

Marcus Aplin

Tuesday October 14, 1947 - Monday September 28, 2020
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Deceased Name: Marcus Lynn Aplin
Date of Birth: Tuesday, October 14, 1947
Date of Death: Monday, September 28, 2020

Funeral services for Marcus Lynn Aplin, 72 of Harrisonburg, LA will be held at Harrisonburg First Baptist Church on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 12 noon with Dr. Philip Caples officiating. Interment will follow at Harrisonburg Cemetery, under the direction of Young's Funeral Home - Jonesville.

Marcus Lynn Aplin was born on Tuesday, October 14, 1947 in Harrisonburg, LA to the union of his parents Marvin and Grace Aplin and passed away Monday, September 28, 2020 at his residence. He was a resident of Harrisonburg and a member of Harrisonburg First Baptist Church. Marcus retired from Block High School with 33 years of teaching.

He proudly served his Country in the United States Army during the Vietnam War.

He is preceded in death by his parents- Marvin and Grace Sanson Aplin and his in-laws- Lister and Doris Alexander.

Those left to cherish his memory include his wife, Janis Alexander Aplin of Harrisonburg, sister Mary Aplin Mobley and her husband Alan of Pineville, Niece Melissa Mobley Molina and her husband Marco of Pineville, nephew Brian Mobley and his wife Katie of Pineville, sister-in-law Martha Alexander Bryan and her husband Kenny of Whitehall, niece Jenny Francis Parker and her husband Jamie of Jena, great nieces Grace and Emily Molina of Pineville, and great niece Cydney Parker of Jena.

Pallbearers will be Joe Sanson, Michael Russell, David Mitchell, John Wayne Allbritton, Greg Terry, Kerry Kirby, Brian Mobley, and Marco Molina.

In lieu of flowers, the family ask that donations be sent to the Harrisonburg Baptist Church mission fund.

The family will receive friends at Harrisonburg First Baptist Church from 10:00 AM til 12 noon, Thursday, October 1, 2020. To leave an online condolence for the family please visit

This notice completed by: CraigHawn, (318)757-3636
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Thursday October 1, 2020 | 10:00am
    Thursday October 1, 2020 10:00am
    Harrisonburg First Baptist Church
  • Service

    Thursday October 1, 2020 | 12:00pm
    Thursday October 1, 2020 12:00pm
    Harrisonburg First Baptist Church
  • Interment

    Harrisonburg Cemetery
    Harrisonburg, LA 71340


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Sharon Gilmore

Posted at 03:09pm
Janis, sorry to hear about Marcus. Praying for you.

Love, Beaver & Joanie Aplin

Posted at 10:58am
May you be comforted by the outpouring of love surrounding you.
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Michele Curtis

Posted at 06:43am
My thoughts and prayers are with Marcus’ family during this difficult time. May your many memories with him comfort you in the days ahead. RIP Marcus!

Marla Beard

Posted at 06:32am
Mrs. Aplin,
Bret and I are a sorry for your loss. Mr. Aplin was a very special man who will forever be remembered as a great teacher. I still to this day think of him often. We will keep you in our prayers.
Marla and Bret Beard

LaRhonda Duncan Posted at 03:02pm

Rest In Peace Mr. Aplin!! You were an awesome Algebra teacher and I enjoyed your classes!! Condolences to Mrs. Aplin and the familyđź’ž

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