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July 18, 2014

Marsha D. Lisby

June 19, 1943 - July 15, 2014

ALEXANDRIA — Marsha D. Lisby, 71, of Alexandria died Tuesday, July 15, 2014, after an extended illness at her residence.

Marsha was born on June 19, 1943, in Clark, La., the daughter of James A. and Maude (Sellers) Majors. She was married to Gene Lisby, who preceded her in death.

Marsha was a member of the Veterans of Foreigns Post 1552 Auxiliary and the Alexandria Eagles Lodge 1771 Auxiliary in Alexandria. She was an avid reader, enjoyed solving crossword puzzles and loved to play cards, especially poker.

She is survived by her two daughters, Lori (Gary) Pratt and Rhonda Babcock; two brothers, Vernon (Rosetta) Beane and Larry (Diana) Beane, both of Alexandria; and a sister-in-law, Connie Majors of Chesterfield. Also surviving are five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Marsha was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, Mark R. Majors and Jimmie Majors; and a sister Yvonne Williams.

A service to celebrate Marsha’s life will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Whetsel Funeral Service, Alexandria, with the Rev. Rob Mifflin officiating. Cremation will follow the services. Interment of ashes will be held at the convenience of the family in IOOF Cemetery, Alexandria.

Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from noon to 2 p.m.

Memorials may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.

Whetsel Funeral Service is honored to serve the family of Marsha Lisby.

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