Marcia Bakle Holley, 76, of Lehigh Acres, died Thursday, July 4, 2013. She was born May 14, 1937, in Ritchfield, Ohio, to Paul and Lavonne B. (Cunningham) Saylor.
She married Edward P. Bakle in 1960. Together they began a life in Columbus, Ohio, where they started a family having twins, Julie and Ed, in 1964.
Widowed in 1967, she met and later married Ervie Holley, her husband of nearly 40 years.
Marcia Bakle Holley
She was an avid fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes and she loved football Saturdays.
She also enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren, reading, gardening and bird watching on her back porch.
She is survived by her husband, Ervie Holley; children, Julie (Alan) Bakle Beck and Edward P. Bakle; stepchildren, Kim (Doug) Cook, Brian (Lillian) Holley, Lori Hazlett, Tina Galbraith, Jackie (Brian) Pope and Kenny Holley; 20 grandchildren; and 22 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services are private.
In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that donations be made to The Stefanie Spielman Fund for Breast Cancer Research at The Ohio State University's James Cancer Hospital, or Hope Hospice, 9470 HealthPark Circle, FL 33908.
Friends may sign the guest book at: www.dignifiedcremations.com.