Anton Vernon Marable

January 30, 1978 ~ August 10, 2023 (age 45) 45 Years Old
Obituary Image


Anton Vernon "Big 6" Marable was born January 30, 1978, in Clay County, Alabama to Brenda Lenice Marable.

Vernon was a 1997 graduate of Clay County High School.  He was known as "Big 6" when he played defensive end for the Clay County Panthers.  He was a 2001 graduate of Troy State University with a bachelor's degree in business management; he also played football for the Troy State Trojans.  

Vernon married Wonita Renee Simmons on November 4, 2004.  He loved to spend time with his family, cooking out, doing his yard work, and Alabama Football.  He was an awesome father, leader, businessman, and friend, who spoke up for what he believed in.

Vernon was employed by Guntersville Chevrolet as a sales manager, where he was referred to as an integral member of the management team and instrumental in the company's success.

Vernon departed his life Thursday, August 10, 2023, at Riverview Regional Medical Center in Gadsden, Alabama.

He leaves to cherish his memories his beloved wife, Wonita Renee Marable; son, Decoby Marable and daughter, Aysia Marable all of Rainbow City, AL; mother, Brenda (Hugh) Foster of Ashland; brother, Detrick S. (Genetra) Foster of Lincoln; goddaughter, Rylee Williams of Prattville; grandparents, Rosie L. Ware of Ashland, Jewell and Jane Willie Foster of Montgomery; aunts and uncles, Wendy (Rodney) Maxwell, JoAnn Ware, Robert (Pat) Ware, Rev. Clarence (Penny) Foster, Jr. all of Ashland, Jeanetta Jews of Birmingham, and James Foster of Montgomery; sisters-in-law, Sunette (Henry) Adams of Talladega, Lunette Simmons, Breeches Rowell, Quantunya Simmons all of Ashland, and Brock Simmons of Oxford; and great-aunt, Nellie Jo (Clarence) McKenzie of Talladega.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Anton Vernon Marable, please visit our floral store.

Friends and family have shared their relationship to show their support.
How do you know Anton Vernon Marable?
We are sorry for your loss.
Help others honor Anton's memory.


August 15, 2023

6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Adams-Buggs Funeral Service~ Clay Chapel
85251 Hwy 9
Ashland, AL 36251

Celebration of Life
August 16, 2023

1:00 PM
Bethel Baptist Church ~ Ashland
61 Peach Orchard Rd
Ashland, AL 36251

Interment following funeral service
August 16, 2023

Bethel Memorial Garden~Ashland
460 High Pine Road
Ashland, AL 36251


© 2023 Adams-Buggs Funeral Service. All Rights Reserved. Funeral Home website by CFS & TA | Terms of Use | Privacy Policy | Accessibility