Marsha Lynn Smith former resident of Ponca City, passed away in Florida on December 24, 2020 while peacefully sleeping at home.
Marsha was born February 9, 1951 in Ponca City, Oklahoma to Elvis Earl Smith and Jimmie Evelyn Underwood Smith.
After graduating from Ponca City High School, she continued to obtain her Associate Degree at Northern Oklahoma College.
After landing a job in Miami, Florida as an Orientation Counselor with MIAMI-Dade County she continued her education at Barry University where she received her Bachelor of Science (BS) Degree in Professional Leadership.
In Florida, Marsha was a member of Upper Room Ministry and was active within the services and she believed in giving 10 percent of her earnings into the storehouse Gen: 1:2
Marsha was sweet spirited, and had a love for people, she was a giver who assisted others even if it meant going without. Marsha had a deep passion for animals and was the owner of two dogs, Angel and Gracie.
Marsha is survived by Cousin Billy Underwood, Jr. of Atlanta, GA; Aunt Mildred Smith and Rex and Patti Tribble, Irene Tribble Fabian, Karen Smith Hunter and husband Keith, Larry Smith and wife Charlotte,
Manus Kipling Smith and family of Wewoka, Jim Rogers and wife Jan of Cincinnati, OH, Roger K. Smith and wife Lisa of Farmington, MN, Jo Childers and Jan Stevenson of Center Point, TX, Everett Underwood of Miami, Florida, Mary Ann Underwood Sneed of Perry.
She was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, Marshall Mattison Smith II, Ida Saxon Campbell Smith, maternal grandparents, Thomas Lee Underwood and Bessie Patterson Underwood Taylor. Also, Ollie Mae Rogers Graham, Jep Smith and wife Joyce, Marshall Mattison Smith III, Robert K. Smith, Manus Smith and wife Johnnie, Mary Campbell of Ponca City and cousin Byron Tribble, Everett Underwood, Bill Underwood Sr. and Onetta Underwood Gargiulo.
No service will be held because of the ongoing Covid virus pandemic. Trout Funeral Home will lay Marsha to rest close to many Underwood, Smith and Campbell family members who are buried at IOOF Cemetery in Ponca City. Marsha will be next to her parents and Glynda.
Memorial Contributions may be made to Ponca City Humane Society, PO Box 1671, Ponca City, OK 74602.