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Marcella (Marcy) Emery

Marcella (Marcy) Emery

Marcella (Marcy) Emery, 88, from Parma, Idaho went home to be with Jesus on January 18, 2018, surrounded by her family in Boise. Marcy was born on January 10, 1930, at home in Waukee, Iowa to Raymond and Bessie Flinn. It was a freezing winter day, so they wrapped her in blankets, put her in a dresser drawer and set her by the stove to keep her warm. She grew up in Adel, Iowa with two brothers and four sisters. She graduated from Adel High School in 1947.  Marcy married Lou Emery on May 15, 1949, in Adel, Iowa.  They moved to Boise, then to Parma in 1962 where she worked alongside Lou in their insurance and real estate business, Emery Real Estate. The joys of her life were her children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and many wonderful friends.  She is survived by her children, Gerry (Steve) Case, Marcy (Dave) Paul, Kevin (Jill) Emery, and Lucy Kobusingye; nine grandchildren, Angie (Matt) Perkins, Nick (Lori) Sarich, Matt Sarich, Joshua (Rachel) Paul, Cecelia (Dan) Oxford, Craig Emery, Jake (Christa) Emery, Vali Emery, Will Ngabirano, and eleven great-grandchildren.   Marcy is also survived by two sisters, Irene Wilcox of Madrid, Iowa and Alice (Russell) Hoffman of Perry, Iowa.  She is preceded in death by her husband, Lou Emery; a stillborn son, Michael Duane, and son, Craig (Vietnam, 1970).

At Marcy’s request, there will be no services.  In lieu of flowers, Marcy has requested donations be made to your favorite charity, or to Love, INC of the Treasure Valley (P.O. Box 3404, Nampa, ID 83653). Please indicate that your donation is for the Marcy Emery Memorial. Marcy’s family extends a special thank you to Heart n’ Home Hospice.  We have been blessed by their love and care during this time.


  • Glenda and Trent McClain Posted January 19, 2018 8:21 pm

    Marcy will be forever in our hearts, we loved her dearly and she will never be forgotten, fly high Miss Marcy , beautiful angel ❤

  • Vicki Posted January 19, 2018 8:21 pm

    Marcy was oneof my all-time favorite ladies,sister in Christ Jesus, mentor and mom-figure. i will so miss her

  • Bonnie Van Cleave Posted January 19, 2018 8:37 pm

    I rejoice with you. Angels are singing and praising God for this beautiful soul. I will cling tightly to the precious memories of Marcy and family. I loved her very much and am celebrating her life. She has left a legacy with her family that will resonate for years to come. Marcy’s church family in Parma was blessed to call her friend and dear sister in Christ
    With love,

  • Barb and Win Ludy Posted January 19, 2018 11:02 pm

    Marcy and Lou are together again along with the others she wanted to see. We envy her the wonder of heaven ! She has been engraved in our hearts for all eternity because of her love of God and her fierce loyalty to family and friends. The generations that will follow will be blessed to have known her even if it’s a memory shared.

  • Becky and Paul Epperson Posted January 19, 2018 11:41 pm

    Marcy’s love of Jesus resonanted in all she said and did. We never heard her speak badly of neighbors or friends, always saying , “Let’s pray about “them” or “that”. She loved us like family and we will look forward to seeing her again someday.

  • Becky and Paul Epperson Posted January 19, 2018 11:41 pm

    Marcy’s love of Jesus resonanted in all she said and did. We never heard her speak badly of neighbors or friends, always saying , “Let’s pray about “them” or “that”. She loved us like family and we will look forward to seeing her again someday.

  • Valerie Blackburn Winward Posted January 20, 2018 12:32 am

    Marcy, your mom is a special woman. She has always been one of the special ladies in my memory of growing up in Parma. Your mom always had a smile to share with everyone she saw. She was always doing good things. I will miss her. I’m sorry for your loss. You are in my prayers.

  • Jody Seely Posted January 20, 2018 12:40 am

    As a child growing up in Parma I spent nearly as much time in the Emery home as my own. Marcy’s guidance taught me perseverance, honesty, integrity & pride in a job well done (only clean dishes get put away). She was truly my other
    mother! Thank you Big Marcy for all the love you bestowed me. Love you so much!

  • Kip Forsdick Posted January 20, 2018 1:22 am

    I am very saddened to here about Marcy. She was a women I respected so much. My high school days she was there for us guys, She never said anything bad about us as she could have. her strength when Craig was killed in nam was inspiring , she always was guided by are lord. She will be in my memories for ever.

  • Peggy McCormick Thompson Posted January 20, 2018 1:48 am

    My sweet Marcy, Oh the times we had! I will never ever forget our times in my Barber Shop while I did your hair. The things we talked abd reminisced about, argued about, joked about, and cried, will stay with me and make me a better person. You my dear were my Angel but I guess God needs you in Heaven so I must be so happy for that. I will surely miss you
    Your friend and adopted child~ Peggy

  • Von and Barb Bowman Posted January 20, 2018 2:22 am

    Marcy will be missed by our family. She was always a sweet,, wonderful, kind loving lady. We know she loves the Lord and we are glad she can see her hubby and sons and rejoice. Thinking of you all and may God Bless.

  • Theresa Rose Posted January 20, 2018 3:29 am

    Marcy, I love you so much, along with all your family. You have all been such an inspiration to me through my journey in this life. It was my pleasure to get to know you better while working for Kevin. You are going to be missed, but I look forward to meeting you again and rejoicing in the beautiful place we will all reside together. Keep the angels busy with your joy and send them to Eric whenever they have nothing to do. Kisses to you, and blessing to your family left behind.

  • Beth Campbell Posted January 20, 2018 3:48 am

    Marcy was one of the nicest, classiest women I’ve had the pleasure to know. I true gift from God.
    My prayers are with her family.

  • Chuck and Donna Moeller Posted January 20, 2018 6:11 am

    We are sincerely sorry fior your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Marcy was a beautiful, loving, gracious lady..

  • Destra Anzaldua (Gentry) Posted January 20, 2018 3:17 pm

    Marcy was like a grandma to me. I couldn’t wait to see her every Sunday just to give her a big hug and kiss. She was so kind, gentle, caring, and loving. I loved camp sawtooth growing up and she got me my very first bible and would write me and send me special little cards! She was a great woman of God and a great example of a Christian woman! She will be greatly missed by so many. She touched me as a child and I will always be greatful for the time I got with her, I love you Marcy.

  • Krysstine Gubser-Hislop Posted January 24, 2018 9:43 pm

    No words can express the sorrow. But when I think of Aunt Marcy ask I can see, feel and know is deep abiding love she lived. Behind her giggle was pire love. She should be missed by all she touched in this life time. Blessings to all of you, her children, grandchildren, great grandchildren, sisters and friends.

  • shuckie scheib Posted January 25, 2018 7:00 pm

    What a wonderful tribute to your mom. I will always remember her love and all the beautiful memories I have of her she will stay in my heart till the end of my days.OH and I have been so wonderfully blessed to have been her favorite nephew. Love to all shuckie and Julie

  • Marilee Cunningham Posted March 28, 2018 2:37 am

    I am so sorry to hear of Marcy’s passing. I am a cousin from her Parker/Herring side of the family and corresponded with her about our common ancestors. She was so helpful and sent me some of her family history. Although I didn’t ever meet her in person, she was a wonderful help to me. It was clear she was a lovely person.

  • Jean Soderberg Posted February 11, 2019 10:10 pm

    Lou and Marcy were my kids surrogate Grandparents here in Coffman Cove Alaska in the 90’s. We are sorry for your loss. We connected again a few years ago when we received a Christmas card from Marcy. We were so happy to hear from her. We loved them so much and rejoice that they are together again in heaven.

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