Marcia was born March 2, 1951 in Phillipsburg, MT to Ross and Mary Hayworth. She was raised in Great Falls and graduated from CMR High School. She was married to Jack Price in 1970. This marriage ended in divorce. Later, Marcia met and married Robert Roady, and the two were together until her passing.
At the age of 34 she enlisted in the Air National Guard and served active duty for nearly six years. She remained in the Guard as a reservist for the next 19 years, being honorably discharged in 2010 and retiring as a Master Sergeant.
Outside of the military, Marcia worked at the children’s receiving home, as a waitress at Joe’s Bar, and also for Benefis Health System. She was a Great Falls Voyager’s fan, enjoyed painting and crocheting, loved to collect Fenton Art Glass, and traveled reo Nevada regularly with her friend, Pat. Marcia was known for her green thumb and for watching her soap operas while drinking a Pepsi.
Survivors are her partner, Robert Roady; sisters, Kathy Orr and Rosemary Ashcroft; numerous nieces and nephews, as well as her good friend, Pat Broadus.