TROY — Mary Marcia Jenkins, 90, of Troy, passed away Thursday, Nov. 28, 2013, at the SpringMeade Health Center, Tipp City, Ohio. She was born July 19, 1923, in New Castle, Ind. to the late Claude Wilkinson and Mildred (Fleming) Wilkinson.
Marcia is survived by her daughter, Susan Thaxton of Troy; Claudia Sloan of Odenton, Md.; and Joan Lillard of Lexington, K.; six grandchildren, Abigail Collins, Amy Richardson, Angeline Burton, Brian Thaxton, Lacey Herrera; and Jesse Lillard; and 13 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, Marcia was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Jenkins and her daughter, Julie Jenkins.
Marcia was a longtime member of the First United Methodist Church in Troy and the Estero Methodist Church in Estero, Florida. She was a homemaker and a nursery school teacher in Tipp City.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. May 3, at the Riverside Cemetery Chapel in Troy, with the Rev. Allen Marheine officiating. Interment will be held in the Riverside Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. May 3, at the cemetery chapel. A luncheon for family and friends will be held in the church social room following the interment.
Memorial contributions may be made to the donor's choice of charity. Condolences may be expressed to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.