Marian Pressley


Date: Sat, January 16, 2016
Start time: 10:00 am
Overton Funeral Home
Traer, Iowa
Arrangements By:
Overton Funeral Home, Traer


Marian Pressley

May 12, 1940 - January 12, 2016

Marian Elane Pressley was born on May 12, 1940, in Beaumont, Texas, the daughter of Jack and Oma (Brunson) Nixon. Marian grew up in Beaumont and graduated from Beaumont High School. She then received training as an x-ray technician in Beaumont. She was united in marriage to Russell Pressley. The couple made their home in Mesquite, Texas where Marian worked as an x-ray technician. In 1993, the couple retired to Traer. Marian enjoyed sewing, gardening, crafting, and spending time with her family. Marian died at the age of 75 on Tuesday, January 12, 2106, at the Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Russell Pressley, Jr.; a brother, James Nixon; and a nephew, Dennis Pate. Marian is survived by her husband, Russell; a daughter, Valerie (Shane) Nicola of Riverside; a son, James “Randy” Pressley of California; a daughter in law, Karen Pressley; a brother, John (Patty) Nixon of Rockport, Texas; a sister, Barbara (Jesse) Pate of Hemphill, Texas; eight grandchildren, Taylor and Emma Nicola, Melissa, Sarah and Kyle Pressley, James Randal “JR” Pressley, Mirandy White and Dallas Abadie; and four great grandchildren.

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