She was born Nov. 25, 1930, in Kosciusko County, to Elmer and Blanche (Miller) Dickey. On Nov. 4, 1950, in Akron, Marcella was married to Vernon C. “Mumps” Meredith, who preceded her in death on Dec. 17, 2008.
Marcella was a bookkeeper and also a homemaker. She was a graduate of Beaver Dam High School. She attended the Burket United Methodist Church and the Riverview Community Church. She was a member of the Kosciusko County Home Economics Club. She was a very active in the Democratic Party in Kosciusko County. In their retirement years, she and her husband operated an antique business. She was a loving mother and grandmother.
Survivors include her daughter: Melinda (Jim) Webb, Claypool; son: Marlin (Londa) Meredith, Cicero; four grandchildren: Natasha; Cameron; Colin; and Veronica; and a great-grandchild: Rylee. She was preceded in death by her parents: Elmer and Blanche Dickey; husband: Vernon “Mumps” Meredith; infant son: James D. Meredith; and sister: Carol Ann Shewman, on May 17, 2015.
Her funeral service is at 10:30 a.m. Friday, May 29, at King Memorial Home, Mentone, with Rev. Charles Gast officiating. Visitation is from 5 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 28, at King Memorial Home. Burial will be in Nichols Cemetery, Akron.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to Harbor Light Hospice, Glen Ellyn, Ill.