Marcia G. Mershon

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Marcia G. Mershon, 62, of Greencastle, passed away on Wednesday, March 27, 2013.

She was born on Nov. 17, 1950 in Putnam County to Earl F. Cooksey and Ruthanna Sutton Cooksey.

A beautician, Marcia had owned her own salon, Country Beauty and Tanning in Brazil, and was a member of Eastside Christian Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents, daughter Lorie Mershon, infant sister Frances Cooksey, sister Jolly Sheet, niece Becky Snellenbarger and two brothers-in-law, Don Sheets and Kenny Bass.

Surviving are her husband, John D. Mershon; a son, Jamie D. Mershon of Bloomingdale; a daughter, Ashley N. Mershon of Greencastle; four sisters, Janet Trout and husband Don, Sue Bass Harmon and husband Bob, her twin Donna Riggle and husband Ronald and Debra Atkins and husband Stephen; a brother, Terry Cooksey and wife Cynthia; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside services will be conducted at 1:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 2 at Forest Hill Cemetery.

Memorials in Marcia's name may be made to the American Cancer Society, 5635 W. 96th St. #100, Indianapolis, IN 46278.

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