Marcia Ware, 65, of Mauriceville, passed away Aug. 11, in Beaumont.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m., Monday, Aug. 15, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. Alan Weishampel, of East Ridge Baptist Church in Lake Charles, La. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens.

Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m., Sunday, at Claybar Funeral Home in Orange.

Born in Santa Maria, Ca, on March 26, 1951, she was the daughter of Alford Mullins and Verlane English Mullins. Marcia grew up with her sister, Katy, and because of Alford’s job, they moved frequently across the state of California. She met her husband John while working at a Volkswagen dealership in Lancaster, Ca., where she started learning the car business.

She moved to Texas in 1975 and worked at various dealerships, but mostly for Kinsel Ford, where she became a top notch office manager by working her way up the ranks. She was respected by many in her field before retiring.  She was extremely talented in several fields including drawing, painting, gardening and sewing award winning quilts, altering prom dresses, wedding gowns and clothing for friends. Marcia will be greatly missed by those who knew and loved her.

Always seeing the good side of things she leaves behind her loving husband, John; sons, Tim and John; daughter, Tamara; grandchildren, Lyndsi, Kaleb, Colt, Haydn, Tyler and JB (Joel); great-grandchildren, Hanna and Hadly and her sister, Katy.

Serving as pallbearers will be Kaleb Allen, Tyler Scherry, Tim Allen, Haydn Scherry, Brandon Newton and John Ware.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society at P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.