VISALIA, Calif. — Marcia Anne Staley was born April 5, 1924, in Stillwater to Carl R. and Cora A. Lenmark. She attended local schools and graduated from Stillwater High School. She entered the Navy WAVES to serve her country as Yeoman First Class for more than 2.5 years.
Marcia worked at Bakersfield Savings for 23 years. Marcia served as volunteer secretary for Christians in Actions for 20 years. She always enjoyed knitting, needle crafts, gardening, music, reading, history and traveling.
Marcia and husband, Bob, traveled the United States and Canada for four years until he went to his heavenly home in 1988. She is also preceded in death by her grandson, Eddie Mason, and her brother, Mase Lenmark.
Marcia is survived by her children, Mark Groves and wife Sandy and Cyndi Whitehead and husband, Michael; three grandchildren, Cora Mead and husband Donny, Casey Groves and Tisha Longmire and husband, Michael; five great-grandchildren, Caleb and Drake Mead, Amber Anne Mason, Trevon and Makala Miller; sister, Lorna Peterson; brother, Bruce Lenmark, and many friends.
Visitation was 3 to 6 p.m Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Miller Memorial Chapel, 1120 W. Goshen Avenue in Visalia, Calif. Graveside services were 11 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2013, at Kingsburg Cemetery in Kingsburg, Calif.
In lieu of flowers, the family prefers that remembrances may be made to Christians in Actions, PO Box 728, Woodlake, CA, 93286 and/or Bridges for Peace, PO Box 33145, Tulsa, OK.
Tributes and condolences can be made at www.millerchapel.com. Arrangements entrusted to Miller Memorial Chapel, 1120 W. Goshen Ave., Visalia, CA, 93291 559-732-8371.