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Marsha Lynn (Morris) Waddell

September 28, 1954 ~ January 10, 2023 (age 68) 68 Years Old


Marsha Lynn Waddell, 68, passed away on January 10th, 2023, at Community Medical Hospice House in Fort Worth, TX. She was born on September 28th, 1954, in Fort Hood, TX. to Howard Kibby Morris and Velma Evelyn Wood Morris.

She grew up in Temple Tx. She moved to Tulia Tx. as a teenager and she graduated from Tulia High School in Tulia Tx. in 1972. After high school she attended college at West Texas State University in Canyon, Tx. where she studied Business Administration. She married her first husband 1973 and started a family in 1974.

Marsha married Jimmie Waddell in April 1990 in Temple TX. They were happily married for 27 years. Marsha was a member of First Baptist Church of Kennedale. She enjoyed spending time with family and traveling with her husband when they could get away. 

Marsha was preceded in death by her parents Howard and Evelyn Morris, her brothers David and Rusty Morris and her spouse Jimmie Waddell.

Marsha is survived by her daughter, Sandra Lynn Love (Gilbert) and her spouse Jimmy Gilbert of Kennedale Tx; her sisters, Brenda James and Carolyn Quarles of Waxahachie Tx.; her grandchild Kristen Oglesby and spouse Dakota Oglesby; her great-grandchildren Brylee and Averie; and several nieces and nephews and other relatives.

A funeral service will be held at Emerald Hills Funeral Home 500 Kennedale-Sublett Rd. Kennedale, TX. 76060 at 2pm on Monday 1/16/23. Burial will follow at Emerald Hills Cemetery.

Condolences may be left on Marsha Lynn Waddell’s online guest book at .

The family wishes to extend their gratitude to Community Medical Hospice House, First Baptist Church of Kennedale, Brian and Pam Eason, Emerald Hills Funeral Home, and all our family and friends. Philippians 4:4-7 Rejoice in the Lord always. I will say it again: Rejoice! Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with Thanksgiving, present your request to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Jesus Christ.

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Funeral Service
January 16, 2023

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Emerald Hills Funeral Home
500 Kennedale Sublett Road
Kennedale, TX 76060

Interment following funeral service
January 16, 2023

Emerald Hills Memorial Park
500 Kennedale Sublett Rd
Kennedale, TX 76060


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