Marcia graduated from Grenada High School and then attended Mississippi State University. She later graduated from Holmes Community College in Grenada, where she received her associate degree in general psychology and a certificate in the Applied Science Surgical Tech program. Marcia earned her bachelor’s degree in Psychology with an emphasis on Addiction and Recovery, in 2013. She also received her master’s degree in Counseling: Human Services, with an emphasis on Criminal Justice, from Liberty University in 2015.
She has dedicated the majority of her career to positions in the medical, corrections, and mental health fields while working with institutions such as Grenada Lake Medical Center, Southern Regional Medical Center, Department of Juvenile Justice, and Mississippi State Hospital.
Marcia has served in various lead and management roles, including training lead, sergeant (COII), vocational training instructor, and lead group forensic therapist. She is also a member of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society and a former member of the American Association of Christian Counseling.
Marcia has been a member of the Service Specialists’s management team since 2020.
Marcia was born in Vardaman, Mississippi, but she and her siblings, Sharon and Michael, were reared by her parents, Alexander Farmer, Jr. and Ola Mae (Pratt) Farmer, in Grenada.
Marcia enjoys relaxing in her quiet room with a cup of tea while reading a book, listening to a podcast, or watching inspirational, educational, motivational, or comical videos. Her happiest days are those spent hanging out with family, especially with her three children—Kanatra, Chelcie, and Nolan—and five grandchildren—Christian, Kari-King, Leland, Journi, and Leanhi.