Marcia C. Webb, age 85 years, a resident of Cypress, passed away Tuesday evening, April 25, 2017, at 10:32 PM at Baptist Health in Paducah, Kentucky.
Marcia was born August 16, 1931 in Sullivan, Illinois. She was the third of five children born to Monroe and Effie (Colclasure) Hord.
In November 1963, Marcia was united in marriage to James Webb in Lincoln, Illinois. He preceded her in death on December 6, 2003.
Marcia is survived by: her children – David (his wife, Angie) Lehman of Cypress, Steve (his wife, Carol) Lehman of Golconda, Becky Wilson of Cypress, Marcia (her husband, Scott) Welch of Cypress, and Chuck (his wife, Keisha) Webb of Ullin; 7 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren; a sister – Phyllis (her husband, Hal) Harshman of Sullivan; a brother – Nile Hord of Fredericksburg, Virginia; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and many dear friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, Marcia was preceded in death by 2 brothers, Vernie Hord and Neil Hord.
Marcia devoted her working career to the healthcare field. She had been employed in area nursing homes prior to working for the State of Illinois beginning in 1962. Marcia began her career with the Department of Mental Health as a technician at the Lincoln State School and later at the Kankakee State Hospital. During the late 1970’s Marcia worked for the Johnson County Family Counseling service before going back to work for the State of Illinois in 1982 at the Clyde Choate Mental Health Center. She retired in 2003 as a Unit Administrator. Marcia had served as the president of the local A.F.S.C.M.E. chapter when she was employed at the Kankakee State Hospital.
Marcia was a voracious reader and enjoyed working crossword puzzles. She was devoted to her family and loved spending time with them.
A graveside service will be conducted Tuesday morning, May 2, 2017, at 10 AM at Cypress Cemetery, 5847 State Route 37 South, Cypress, Illinois. Pastor Kenny Baker will officiate.
Those attending the service are asked to gather at the cemetery at 9:45 AM.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Memorial & Honor Program, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-1905 www.stjude.org