Marcella Lillian Meyer (Jones), died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018.

Marcella (Marcy) was born Sept. 21, 1924 in Wayne, Nebraska. She was raised in Wayne and graduated from high school there. She moved to Oregon in 1936.

She married William F. Jones on Dec. 11, 1948, but divorced years later.

Marcella devoted her life to raising three daughters, mainly in Denver, Colorado. Bill and Marcella eventually retired in Brookings. Marcella enjoyed cooking, baking, and was an excellent seamstress. Her caramel pecan rolls were always a hit with family and at bake sales at Trinity Lutheran Church. She loved flowers and enjoyed gardening.

Survivors include three daughters, Valerie Root, Clarice Martinek, and Carolyn Balliew, three grandchildren and two great grandchildren and one sister, Janice Sticka.

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