Posted: Tuesday, May 28, 2013 5:12 pm
The Messenger, May 28, 2013
Sarah Elizabeth (Dyer) Marcus, 88, of Smyrna passed away May 24, 2013.
Services were at Stones River Baptist Church in Smyrna Monday at 11 a.m. The Rev. Joe Clark officiated. Burial followed in Mapleview Cemetery. Woodfin Funeral Chapel in Smyrna was in charge of the arrangements.
Ryan Gregory, David Bernstein, Marcus Hoffstetter, Zachary Pruiett, Ronnie Perryman and Mike Downs were pallbearers.
Mrs. Marcus was born in Union City. After moving the family numerous times with her husband while he served in the U.S. Army, she joined him in retirement in Martin. They later moved to Smyrna.
She was a member of Stones River Baptist Church.
She leaves behind her husband of 70 years, Ralph Marcus; four daughters and three sons-in-law, Diana Bernstein, Kathy and John Dawson, Terrie and Jim Bryan and Beth and Shane Pruiett; 10 grandchildren, David Bernstein, Paul Bernstein, Amy Dawson, Ryan Gregory, Rebecca Gregory, Marcus Hoffstetter, Jessica Hoffstetter, Ashley Pruiett, Zachary Pruiett and Kelly Flatt; eight great- grandchildren; beloved cousins, John and Jenny Dyer; and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Lexie Dyer; her brother, William Dyer; her half-brother, David Dyer; and two half-sisters, Sylvia Stanford and Linda McIntosh.
Online condolences can be made at www.woodfinchapel.com.