Marks Mortuary - Wood River Illinois

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Marsha Ann Lynch
Marsha Ann Lynch, 75, ascended to the stars on November 17, 2019.

Born in Alton o July 12, 1944, she was the daughter of Raymond Gardner and Jacqueline (Eden) Gardner Spann.

She earned her Masters Degree in English from SIU-Edwardsville in June of 1977.  She retired an Insurance Representative and Travel Agent; and was an accomplished World Traveler.

Marsha supported many causes, Woman's Rights, Disabled Veterans, Ecological Issues and World Peace, just to name a few.  She loved The Arts and Astronomy; music and reading were always "her thing".

Surviving are a son, Brock (Janie) Lynch of California; brother, Tom (Suzie) Gardner of Bethalto; sister, Valerie (Don) Forbes of Alton; beloved aunt,; Tameron Jackson of Alton; grandchildren, Nicholas Darnell, Rachel Yarrow, Olivia Darnell, Michael Darnell, Jake Lynch and Sean Lynch; great grandchildren, Rilynn Yarrow, Kori-Lynn Darnell and Dustin Darnell, niece, Stephanie Dizmange; nephews, Jeremiah Forbes and Ian Grindstaff;many loved cousins; an cat, "Kitty Boy".

Preceding her in death were her grandparents, Jake and Violet Eden; parents; daughter, Missi Lynch; granddaughter, Genevieve Darnell;and uncles, Robert L. Jackson James "Rog" Eden and his wife Frances Eden.

Cremation rites were accorded and a private Celebration of Life will be held at a later date.

Marks Mortuary in Wood River were in charge of arrangements.