Marsha Lynn Dishman Warren
Marsha Lynn Dishman Warren, 67, returned to her heavenly home on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2018, after a valiant battle with cancer. She died peacefully surrounded by her loving family.
Marsha Warren was born to the late Thomas and Hazel Dishman in Mooresville on April 30, 1951.
She attended North Carolina State University and graduated from the Bauder Fashion School in Atlanta.
She worked for The Greers bridal shop in Atlanta, Georgia before moving to the Cashiers-Highlands area in the 1970s.
She married the love of her life, John Warren, in 1979.
She was very involved in the community, starting the first Mothers' Morning Out program at Cashiers United Methodist Church and serving as vice president of the family's landscaping and furniture business, Natural Landscapes and Woodcraft.
She was a selfless and sophisticated lady, steadfastly devoted to her faith, family and friends.
She is survived by her husband of 39 years, John; her son, Mark Warren; her daughter, Melissa Hudson (Andrew); her grandchildren, Warren Hudson and William Hudson; her sister, Harriet Clark (Frank); her sister, Eileen Harrington (A.B.); her niece, Elizabeth Smith (Adam); her niece, Caroline Zito (PJ); her niece, Sarah Harrington; her nephew, John Harrington (Jany); and six great-nieces and great-nephews.
A reception to celebrate the life of Marsha was conducted at Church of the Good Shepherd in Cashiers on Saturday, Dec. 22, from 4-6 p.m. A private memorial service is planned for the family at a later date.
The family thanks Four Seasons for its compassionate hospice care.
In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to Church of the Good Shepherd, P.O. Box 32, Cashiers, NC 28717 or Summit Charter School Foundation, P.O. Box 2493, Cashiers, NC 28717.