Nita Jean Marchbanks was born on October 28, 1927 in Brownfield to J.B. and Edna Warsham. She graduated from Brownfield High School where she met her future husband N.R. "Bill" Marchbanks, Jr. They were married on March 20, 1944 and were the love of each others lives for 71 years.
She worked as a telephone operator and carried a STAR mail route early in her marriage, and then became a full time Mom. She loved to play bridge, knit, cook, and take care of her family. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Brownfield. She loved the Lord, going to church and reading her Bible daily. Nita went to be with her Lord on September 23, 2016 after a 5 year battle with Lewy Body Dementia. She will be missed by all her family.
She is survived by her only child, John Marchbanks and his wife, Vicki; two grandchildren, Nicole Crain and her husband, Matt, and Ryan Marchbanks and his wife, Hilary; four grandsons, Gus Crain, Dub Crain, Ridley Marchbanks, and Ryder Marchbanks.
There will be a viewing at the Brownfield Funeral Home on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 5pm to 7pm, and then a graveside service on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 1pm in the Old Brownfield Cemetery. The Rev. Hilary Marchbanks will officiate.
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