Johnson City Press Wednesday, May 27, 2015


Published September 3rd, 2013 10:19 pm

Marcha L. Ward, 77, Jonesborough, went to be with our Lord on Saturday, August 31, 2013.
She was born in Los Angeles, CA, where she resided most of her life before moving to Jonesborough in 2004.
Marcha retired from Motorola in California and had been a homemaker. She was a Methodist and attended Life Fellowship Baptist Church in Johnson City. She loved animals.
Marcha was preceded in death by a daughter, Lisa Tracy; and her parents, Richard and Marie Alexander.
She is survived by daughter, Jill Isner (Tim), Jonesborough; son, Jack Ward (Christine), Los Angeles, CA; five grandchildren, Melissa, John, Kelsey, Nicholas and Emily; two great-grandchildren, Lisa and Robert; friend and father of children, Ascher Ward, Los Angeles, CA; sister Linda Kiple, Michigan; one niece; and one nephew.
Memorial service will be Thursday, September 5, 2013, at 6:30 p.m. at Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Homes, Kingsport, with Jacob Crawford officiating.
The family will receive friends following the memorial service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Caris Healthcare, 110 W. Springbrook Dr., Johnson City, TN 37604; or American Diabetes Association, 1701 North Beauregard St., Alexandria, VA 22311; or online at
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Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport, is serving the family of Marcha L. Ward.