Marcia Colley (Gallagher)

Marcia Gale Gallagher, 67 of Floral City, passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017 under the loving care of her family at the Sturgill Hospice Care Center in Brooksville, FL. She was born on March 16, 1950 to the late Leslie James Colley and JoAva (Causey) Colley Overly, in Tampa, Florida. She moved to Floral City in 1996 from Tampa.

Marcia was a Navy veteran. She was in hotel management for over 20 years. Some of her accomplishments include: International Training in Communication, multi speech contest winner, volunteering as a voting clerk for precinct 407, becoming involved with TOOFAR as their Treasurer, American Legion Post 225 Auxiliary Past President, VFW Post #7122 Auxiliary Past President; Withlapopka Civic Association Past President, Floral City Water Association Board of Directors Secretary, and Floral City Elementary SAEC Community Representative.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband of 21 years, Thomas Gallagher; her daughter Gwyn Young and her husband Jon,
grandchildren: Rhys and Logan of Floral City, her brother, Martin L. Colley (Sheila) of Marksville, LA.

Graveside services with military honors will be conducted Monday, September 25, 2017 at 10:00 AM at the Florida National Cemetery with VFW Post 7122 of Floral City officiating. Interment will follow. (Anyone wishing to follow the procession to the cemetery should be at the funeral home by 9:00 AM.)

Friends are invited to the VFW Post 7122 following the service for a Celebration of Life with the family. The family will receive friends on Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 2-4 PM at the Chas. E. Davis Funeral Home with Crematory, in Inverness for viewing.

The family asks that in lieu of flowers, memorial donations are being accepted by the Floral City Elementary School, as this was a passion of hers, to P.O. Box 340, Floral City, FL 34436.
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on Sept. 23, 2017

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