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Marcella Macrobert

August 17, 1931 — July 2, 2021

Marcella Macrobert

“If thou, O LORD, should mark iniquities, Lord, who could stand?"The family of Marcella Genevieve MacRobert announce her passing from this world on July 2, 2021, in her home in Norman surrounded by her family. Known as Marcy by her friends and family, Mom by her daughters and Nana by her grandchildren, she is survived by her husband James (Jim) Andrew MacRobert and their three daughters Mary Margo MacRobert and children Rev. Fr. James A. Wickersham and Ashley Michelle Wickersham Parks Adams (Josh); Kimberlee Ann MacRobert Merritt (Mike) and children Angela Nicole Merritt Davis (Ryan), Krista Michelle Merritt Millard (Dustin), and Michael Andrew Merritt; Mia Michelle MacRobert Hurst (David) and children Grayson Charles Hurst and Garrett James Hurst; her sisters Mary Ann Walsh Cox and Alexandria (Sandra) Walsh Newell; her sisters-in-law Sandra K. Walsh and Letitia MacRobert; her great grandchildren: Kinsley and Alec Parks, Everly Adams, Cale and Carter Davis, Samantha, Rebecca, and Zachariah Millard, and many nieces and nephews. Marcy was preceded in death by her parents Charles Walter Walsh and Voltena Eugenia Estill Walsh, two brothers Charles Walter and Patrick Thomas Walsh, a brother in-law, Truett Newell, and a grandson, John Christopher Merritt. Marcy was born on August 17, 1931, in Olney, Texas. She grew up in Texas living in Graham and Olney. Marcy attended college at East Central State College in Ada, OK where she met her future husband, Jim MacRobert. They were married in Ada on February 14, 1953, at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Marcy and Jim moved to Kansas City in 1955 while Jim attended dental school. They then returned to Oklahoma and settled in Mangum, OK. They lived there 58 years and always considered Mangum their home. They were members of Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Mangum. They moved to Norman to be closer to family in 2018. Marcy loved her family and friends. She was a loving and devoted wife to Jim and a caring Mom and Nana to her daughters and grandchildren. Her favorite activity was being with her family. Marcy was friends to many in Mangum and in Norman. She enjoyed playing bridge and socializing with family and friends.She was a lifelong devout Catholic. Her faith gave her fortitude and peace during her life and throughout her final illness. Funeral services to commend her soul to God who is Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are as follows: The Vigil and Rosary will take place on Friday July 9, 2021, 7 pm at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in Norman. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Saturday, July 10, 2021, 10 am at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church in Norman. Rev. Fr. James A. Wickersham will be the celebrant. The Rite of Committal and burial will follow at Resurrection Cemetery in Oklahoma City at 12:15 pm. Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord. And let perpetual light shine upon her.
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Friday, July 9, 2021

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