April 7, 2005
(2/13/1918 – 3/29/2005)
Marcella D. Farley, 87, of Memphis, MO, and former Downing, MO resident, died March 29, 2005, at the Scotland County Memorial Hospital in Memphis, MO.
She was born February 13, 1918, in Randolph County, MO, to Roy and Lucille Bowden Dale.
She married Robert D. Farley, March 2, 1935, in Jacksonville, MO. He preceded her in death August 21, 1971. She married William Squires in 1978 in Brownsville, TX. He preceded her in death January 23, 2001.
She was a homemaker and was affiliated with the Downing Baptist Church.
She is survived by four sons, James Farley of Kirksville, MO, Joe Farley and Gail Farley, both of Downing, MO, Tim Farley of Lancaster, MO; two daughters, Ardith Thomson and Marcia Dial, both of Memphis, MO; 18 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and two sisters, Evelyn Roberts of Moberly, MO and Wanda Parrot of Versailles, CA.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; an infant son; three grandchildren; a brother and a sister.
Funeral services were held April 1, 2005, at the Wagler Funeral Home in Bloomfield, IA, with Rev. Sonny Smyser officiating. Burial was in the Savannah Cemetery in Savannah, IA. A memorial has been established to the Scotland County Memorial Hospital, Memphis, MO.