Marsha Kay Saxbery

Born: Tue., May 23, 1967
Died: Fri., Jan. 25, 2019

Funeral Service


4:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tue., Jan. 29, 2019
Location: Niebur Funeral Chapel

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Marsha Kay Saxbery , 51 of Fowler, IL died peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family and pets January 25, 2019 at 09:46 P.M. after battling cancer for 4 years. She was born on May 23, 1967 to Amos “Buck” and Carol Hoyt Neff in Pittsfield, IL. She married James Saxbery on April 11, 2008 and he survives.

She attended Barry High School graduating in 1985. She enjoyed playing softball and volleyball. After graduating she attended Culver Stockton College and Hannibal LaGrange College where she received her Nursing degree. Marsha was employed by the Illinois Veterans Home of Quincy, IL for 28 years as an LPN2. She loved the veterans she took care. She also loved her pets Daisy and Bailey who were always by her side.

In addition to her husband, James she is survived by her parents, Amos and Carol Neff of Barry, IL, a daughter, Whitney Saxbery of San Diego, CA, a grandson, Julian Saxbery also of San Diego, CA and a sister, Michelle (Dennis) Workman of Barry. Also surviving is a niece, Kayla Workman (Jerrad) of Barry, a nephew, Logan Workman (Makayla) of Barry along with aunts and uncles; Betty and Terry Goings of Durham , MO and Eileen and Louis Hoyt of Barry.

She was preceded in death by her mother in law, Catherine M. Trussell.

Special thanks go to Nettie Smith, Tara Hoebing and all the friends from the Illinois Veterans Home. Thanks also to April Grattan and Keaton Zanger from Unity Point Hospice.

A visitation will be held from 4:00 – 7:00 P.M., Tuesday, January 29, 2019 at the Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry. No funeral services will be held at this time. Private interment of her ashes will be held at Payson New Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Quincy Humane Society.  The Niebur Funeral Chapel in Barry is handling the arrangements.

Charitable donations may be made in Marsha's memory to the following organization:

Quincy Humane Society
1705 N 36th St, Quincy IL 62305

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