Marcia Lee Spencer, 81, of Clinton, passed away Sunday, Sept. 26, 2021 at the Redwood of Raymore. Marcia was born Jan. 10, 1940, in Joplin, to Charles and Nadeen Angel.

Marcia grew up in Joplin where her father owned a feed store. After graduating from high school, she attended St. Luke’s Nursing School and earned her R.N. license. Marcia spent the next 46 years as a nurse in various roles, including hospitals in Missouri, nursing homes in Missouri, Kansas, Texas and Oklahoma and a camp in Colorado. She used her knowledge to teach nursing at the Nevada Vo-Tech and was the Director of Nurses of a few facilities.

Marcia is survived by her son, Joseph (Audra) Spencer; grandson, Benjamin (Amanda) Spencer; granddaughter, Bethany (Brent) Baughn; great-grandsons, Dayton Spencer, and Cayden Baughn, all of Clinton; niece, Janice (Jim) Healey – Sharon, MA; and seven great-nieces and nephews.

Marcia was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Betty JoAnn Maxwell; niece, Susan Griggs, and her husband, James Meredith Spencer.

A brief memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Oct. 1, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service at the funeral home.

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