Marcia Joy Sours passed away Oct. 29, 2017, in Modesto after a short illness.

Marcia was born to Richard and Esther Sours on Nov. 30, 1951, in Toledo, Ohio.

She graduated from East Union High School in Manteca in 1969, where she was president of the Girls Athletic Association. Marcia lived in Tuolumne County for 30 years. She worked as a Tuolumne County employee and was a member of the Moose Lodge.

She was preceded in death by her father, Richard, and brother, Bruce Michael Sours.

Marcia is survived by her son, William Martin, of Sacramento; her mother, Esther, of Sonora; brother, Richard Lee Sours, of Manteca; sister, Debra Ann Davenport, of Sonora; and sister, Paula Martin, of Ceres; many nieces and nephews; Keith Sours, of Newman, Darcie Sours, of Stockton, Rebecca Jones, of Lodi, Kara Parrott, of Manteca, John McClure, of Sonora, Bart Salazar, of Sonora, and Bruce Adams, of Sonora.

Private family services will be held.

Memorial contributions in Ms. Sours’ name can be sent to St. Jude’s Children Hospital or the Tuolumne Humane Society.

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