The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


September 27, 2013

Marissa Baugher and son Micah

Marissa Michele Baugher, 26, of Athens and her unborn son Micah passed away Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, at Huntsville Hospital.

Mrs. Baugher was born Dec. 10, 1986, in Morristown, N.J., to Matthew Wharton and MaryAnn Mitroka Wharton.

The funeral will be at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home with Brian Mayfield officiating. Burial will be in Fairview Cemetery.

Visitation is from 2-3:15 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

Marissa worked as the office manager at The Enrichment Center Group in Decatur. She had a heart of compassion and was dedicated to making a difference in the lives of others. She served as a worship leader at The Brook in Madison.

Survivors include her husband, Matthew Baugher of Athens; daughter, Maleia Love Baugher of Athens; mother, MaryAnn Wharton, and father, Matt Wharton, both of Harvest; grandmother, Shirley Wharton of Georgia; father-in-law and mother-in-law, Tommy and Barbara Baugher of Athens.

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