MONTICELLO — Marcia Kersh McIntyre, 75, of Monticello passed away May 17, 2012 at her home. She was born November 24, 1937 in Dermott, Ark. She was a graduate of Arkansas A&M (now UAM) receiving a BSE in special subjects and was certified K-12. Marcia was a retired teacher having taught school at Ross Van Ness, Blytheville, Dermott, and Grace Christian Academy. Her teaching career started in August 1958 until 2007. She was the perfect example of a mother. She was very dedicated to her family, loving them all and giving her life for them. She was a member of the Oak Grove Assembly of God. She taught Sunday School, piano lessons and played the piano for the church. She was preceded in death by her parents, Maurice Carl Kersh and Pearl Harkins Kersh; one son, Joe Paul McIntyre and one granddaughter, Amy Lynn McDaniel.
Survivors include two daughters, Beth McDaniel and husband Danny Joe and Libby Arrington, both of Monticello; one sister; Joye Chamberlain of Fort Smith; seven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; two very special friends that were like her daughters, Jamie Hartness Staley and Debbie Hartness Werb.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Sunday at Oak Assembly of God Church in Monticello with burial to follow in Oakland Cemetery; Pastor Bobby Spencer officiating. Visitation is from 6-8 p.m. Saturday at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home. Online guestbook www.stephensondearman.com.