Visitation: Monday, September 24, 2018 from 4:00-8:00 P.M. at the Church of the Nazarene in Sturgis located at; 70031 S Lakeview St, Sturgis, MI 49091
Funeral: Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at 11:00 A.M. from the church with burial to follow in Matteson Township Cemetery.
A luncheon is planned following interment back at the church fellowship hall.
Marcia J. (Batten) Ross age 79 of Sherwood, passed away Friday, September 21, 2018 in Sturgis.
Marcia was born April 12, 1939 in Mendon a daughter to the late Earl and Mary (Neddo) Batten.
On February 24, 1968 she married Earl Ross Jr. in Leonidas.
Marcia had made her home in Sherwood for the past 45 years where she was a homemaker and had worked delivering newspapers.
She was a member of the Church of the Nazarene in Sturgis. Marcia enjoyed fishing, sewing, crocheting, reading, and time spent with her family.
She is survived by her husband Earl Ross Jr. of Sherwood, nine children; Arden Davidson of Battle Creek, Mark (Deb) Davidson of Kentucky, Morris (Joyce) Ross of Kinderhook, Mike (Vicky) Ross of Bronson, Tim (Janet) Davidson of Illinois, Bob (Lisa) Ross of Sturgis, Rod (Tammara) Ross of Memphis, IN, Tammy (Rusty) Winston of Bronson, Michelle (Todd) Wallace of Bronson, 26 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild.
She was preceded in death by two brothers; Don Stofflet and Bud Batten, four sisters; Dorothy Boals, Bertha Ross, Eva Sandvig and Edna Thomas.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 4:00-8:00 P.M. on Monday, September 24, 2018 at the Church of the Nazarene in Sturgis. Funeral services celebrating the life of Marcia J. Ross will be at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday, September 25, 2018 at the Church of the Nazarene in Sturgis with Rev. John L. Shoup officiating. Burial will follow in Matteson Township Cemetery.