Jamarco VyShawn Foulks was born to Raymond Foulks and Artura Ducha Oliver on January 22,1987 at Saint Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon, Illinois.
He attended District 80 schools and Casey Junior High where he enjoyed playing football and basketball. He later graduated from Mount Vernon Township High School. Jamarco was an entrepreneur, a young man with many visions to create multiple streams of income for his family. He was purpose driven and multitasking. While working for Menards, he was also working establishing his new business, Chico’s Detailing and Car Wash, named in remembrance of his beloved father.
Jamarco prematurely and tragically transitioned from this life on Sunday, July 4, 2021, at the age of 33 years, 5 months, and 17 days.Left behind to cherish his memory and legacy are Jamarco’s dear mother, Artura Ducha Oliver; siblings, Jyreece Foulks, Jyron Oliver, Jykeece Oliver, Rochadia Dunn, and Marcus (Marcia) Malone; special niece, Jykhira; nephews, Terrance Jymarion, Joshua, and Karter; paternal grandmother, Ethel Foulks; Godson, Jay’ceion VyShawn Foulks; special lady and mother of his unborn son, Candance Atkin; unborn son, Jamarco VyShawn Foulks, Jr.; God-brother and his mother, Robert Warren and Christie Jean; and a host of nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, and cousins.
Jamarco was preceded in death by his father, Raymond Lee Foulks; paternal grandfather, LQ Nolan; maternal grandparents, Frank Smith and Sandra (Honeybunch) Oliver; maternal aunt, Tangerra Oliver; maternal great-aunt, Marie; paternal aunts, Corrine and Brenda; paternal uncles, Kevin and Richard Foulks; and niece, Chelsey Dunn.
A Visitation will be held Saturday, July 17, 2021 from 11:00 am to 12:00 pm at Evangelistic Outreach Christian Center in Mount Vernon, Illinois. A Funeral Service will begin at 12:00 pm with Elder Allen E. Rudd and Deacon James Meredith officiating. Interment will follow at Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens in Woodlawn, Illinois.
Call Newell Funeral Home at 618-246-0100 or visit newellfuneralhome.com for further information.