Liddia Juanita Marsh, age 76, a resident of 120 McCleverty, Fort Scott, died Wednesday, May 23, 2007 at the Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott. She was born January 14, 1931, in Fort Scott, the daughter of James Herbert Davis and Liddia Jane Babbitt Davis. She married Earl Marsh on March 5, 1950, in Fort Scott. Juanita worked in the toy department at Ben Franklin and also as a letter cutter for Bruce Marble and Granite Works.
Later, Mr. and Mrs. Marsh moved to Rimrock, Arizona where they worked as care takers of Rancho Roca Roja (Red Rock Ranch) for 18 years. They retired and returned to Fort Scott 1996. Mrs. Marsh faithfully attended the Parkway Church of God (Holiness) and was an avid supporter of Fort Scott Christian Heights School.
Survivors include her husband, Earl, of the home; two sons, Charles Marsh and wife, Cheryl, Fort Scott and James Marsh, Pittsburg. Also surviving are three brothers, Henry "Herbie" Davis, Kansas City, Melvin Davis, Fort Scott, and Benjamin Davis, Prairie Village; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by a daughter, Juanita Marie Lippford and three sisters, Naomi Bissenden, Margurite Smith, and Cleta Ogle.
The Rev. Mark Stetler will conduct funeral services at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 26, 2007, at the Parkway Church of God (Holiness). Burial will follow in the Memory Gardens Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday, at the Cheney Witt Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Fort Scott Christian Heights School and may be left in care of the Cheney Witt Memorial Chapel, 201 S. Main, P.O. Box 347, Fort Scott, KS 66701. Online condolences may be left at firstname.lastname@example.org.