Marcia Delainey Richards Leffingwell

Marcia Delainey Richards Leffingwell

October 13, 1919 – June 6, 2021

ZEBULON – Marcia Leffingwell, age 101, of Zebulon passed away at Zebulon Rehab on Sunday, June 6, 2021. She is survived by her children, Alicia Murray (Bobby) of Fuquay Varina, Lee Naylor (Dora) of Clayton, Johnny Leffingwell (Kay) of Zebulon and Bertie Corbett (Larry) of Zebulon; grandchildren, Debbie Johnson (Andy), Richie Murray (Mark), Kim Gilbert, Nancee Franklin, Anjanette Mitchell, Brian Leffingwell (Jennifer), Lisa Burnett, John Leffingwell (Becky) and Linda Gold (Steve); nine great grandchildren and six great-great grandchildren; siblings, Aire Jane Horton of Bunn, Vadie McLamb of Autryville and Ronald Lee Richards (Betty Faye) of Zebulon. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Hubert Naylor and Leo Leffingwell; grandchildren, Kevin Vann Bryant and Candace Bryant Brown, two sisters and five brothers.

Marcia was the fifth child born to Buck B. Richards and Nellie Robertson Richards on October 13, 1919. She lived in Baltimore for many years with her family and returned to Zebulon to be close to her aging parents and family. She was a wonderful wife, mother and sister to her siblings. She loved to bake and quilt. She has made many beautiful quilts that she gave to her family. She even made a quilt that hung at the Angus Barn.

Memorial contributions may be made to Corinth Baptist Church, 13450 NC Hwy 96, Zebulon, NC 27597 or Heartland Hospice Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 10086, Toledo, OH 43699-0086 (Memory of Marcia Leffingwell).

Visitation 2-3pm, Wednesday, Corinth Baptist Church, 13450 NC Hwy 96, Zebulon. Memorial service at 3 pm. Inurnment will follow at Union Chapel Baptist Church Cemetery.

Arrangements are with Strickland Funeral Home & Crematory, 211 W. Third St., Wendell, NC 27591.


  • Joseph Woodlief Posted June 8, 2021 6:03 pm

    To all the children, we are praying for each of you at the loss of your Mother.
    She was a strong lady and very gifted and talented. Joseph and Debra Woodlief

  • Roxanne Manning Posted June 9, 2021 5:44 pm

    Sorry for your loss she was a very strong will person and enjoy crafts and bingo

  • Charlene Jones-Medlin Posted June 13, 2021 11:47 am

    Deepest Condolences to the family. Wayne & I will keep you in our prayers.

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