Marjorie R. Fletcher

Friday, August 18, 2017

Marjorie R. Fletcher, 84, of Marshall, died Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at Fitzgibbon Hospital in Marshall.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, 2017, at First Christian Church in Marshall, with the Rev. Dr. Loy Hoskins officiating. Visitation was held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 17, 2017, at the church. Burial will be in Ridge Park Cemetery in Marshall. Memorials may be made to First Christian Church, Fitzgibbon Hospital, The Lyceum Theatre, Friends of Arrow Rock or Salt Fork YMCA in care of Campbell-Lewis Funeral Home in Marshall. Friends may sign the online register book at

Born Feb. 19, 1933, in Indianapolis, Ind., Marge was the adopted daughter of the late Alva and Maude Sherlock. She was a graduate of Rossville High School and attended University of Indiana at Bloomington. On Feb. 19, 1954, in Flora, Ind., she married Walker C. “Butch” Fletcher, who preceded her in death on April 13, 2011. She was a homemaker and worked in the family business and was a prolific crafter. She was a member of the First Christian Church where she served as Board chairman and elder, a member of Morning Church Circle for more than 50 years and served as president of CWF. She was also a Cub Scout leader and Girl Scout leader; president of The Monday Club; president of Chapter GM P.E.O.; served on Fitzgibbon Hospital Board, Lyceum Board and Friends of Arrow Rock; member of various bridge clubs for more than 50 years; awarded Missouri Valley College Woman of the Year; and served on the Missouri State and General Church Board of USA, Christian Church Disciples of Christ.

Survivors include four children, John Fletcher and wife Patricia of Marshall, Steven Fletcher and wife Shauna of Kansas City, Nancy Wertz and husband Derold of Jacksonville, Fla. and Lucy Fletcher of Kansas City; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; one sister, Joyce Shumaker of Largo, Fla; and several nephews.

Marge was also preceded in death by her birth parents, Harold and Ruth McNurlan, and two brothers, Richard McNurlan and Edward Carl McNurlan in infancy.