Marchell Willie Haley Tapp

Marchell Willie Haley Tapp, age 69 of Los Angeles, CA, passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 1 2017.   She was born March 12, 1948 in Gary, Indiana, the eldest daughter,  to the late Arthur Haley and Stella Haley on March 12, 1948.

Marchell’s one passion besides her children and grandchildren was bowling.  She had been a member of a many leagues and won many awards over 40 years. It was a joy to her to watch her children and then grandchildren share this with her.

On August 17, 1967, Marchell married the one great love of her life, the Late Herman Franklin, Tapp, Jr. who she lost April 23, 1988.  Together they built a life,  first in Gary but later and forever in Los Angeles, California.  Marchell worked many years for Hughes Aircraft.

Marchel l is survived by her children Grover Chistopher Haley Mcghee (Charlene) Georgia .  Angela Dooley-Zaharn (Ayman) Los Angeles, CA, Alonzo Tapp of Omaha, NE, Kelly Marie Tapp of Las Vegas, NV, Jennifer Tapp of Omaha, NE, her brother Larry Haley of Three RIvers, MI, her sister Diane Clay of Three Rivers, MI. and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  She was preceded in death by her brother Arthur (Ronnie) Haley Jr.

Marchell requested and was given a funeral where she passed in Las Vegas.

There will be a memorial celebration of her life on October 14, 2017.

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