DeeDee Hooks Marsh grew up in the North Channel Area of Houston. She graduated from Texas A & M University with a degree in Environmental Design and received her J.D. from Southern Methodist University School of Law. After working as a litigator in California and Texas, she left the practice of law in 2000, to join her husband Wallis in starting a family business and a family. DeeDee now serves as controller and counsel to Extex Operating Company, Extex Production, Inc., Extex Energy Partners, and all their related entities which are primarily engaged in the business of oil and gas production and exploration in Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas, and Oklahoma.
DeeDee is Past-President and a current member of the Advisory Board for Trees of Hope, an organization dedicated to raising funds to benefit children’s programs at the Star of Hope Mission.
DeeDee and Wallis are the proud parents of Jack and Julia. As a family they are dedicated to sharing the many blessings they have received with those in need, particularly children.