Marcia Kay Somers
Marcia Kay Somers of Ada, Kan., passed away peacefully in her home on April 16, 2020. She was surrounded by her loved ones and the ones she loved the most.
Marcia was born in Herrington, Kan., to Mark and Wanda (Boone) Hood on Aug. 13, 1949. She was united in marraige to John Robert Somers on April 13, 1967, and he survives of the home.
To those who loved her, she was "Mema." Marcia grew up in Minneapolis, Kan., and after her marraige and the birth of her oldest children, lived in Texas, later settling in Nevada, Mo., in 1986. In 2008, she and her husband retired to their original hometown and settled in Ada, Kan.
Marcia spent most of her working life in health care as a CNA. But, her favorite and most important calling was that of wife, mother and "Mema." Family was most important to Marcia and she passed as she strived to live, in the care and comfort of her loved ones.
In addition to her husband John, Marcia is survived by her four children: Brenda Bruce Masters (Denis) of Nevada, Mo., John Somers II, Mindi Somers, and Michelle "Nicki" Lovelace (Burney) all of Ada, Kan., eight grandchildren: Masen, Clay and Karli Bruce, Paeton and Jayden Adamson, and Tegan, Alycen and Londyn Lovelace; eight stepgrandchildren, Amanda McRae and Makenna Leonard, Derek, Shelby and Madison Masters, Ashley Wheatley, and Kyle and Emily Johnson; and three stepgreat-grand children, Hazel Wheatley, Bruce McRae, and Shelby's daughter expected in late April 2020. She is also survived by her brothers, Michael Hood (Jeanie) of McPherson, Kan., and David Hood (Linda Pudge) of Delphos, Kan.
Marcia is preceeded in death by her parents; twin grandaughters, Melanie and Angel Somers; stepgrandson Kelly Masters; and a son-in-law, Andrew Johnson.
A celebration of her life will be announced at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorials to the family for help with final expenses can be mailed to: Brenda Masters, P.O. Box 373. Lamar, Mo. 64759