Mrs. Marion McCormick - Stephens, 89, of Ocala, died 17 March 2003. Born in Toledo, Ohio, she came here in 1963 from Alcoa, Tennessee. She was a Registered Nurse in the US Army in the South Pacific during WWll. Her unit was part of the US Army Invasion force to liberate the Philippines. Under combat conditions she cared for wounded and dying soldiers. For her heroism and valor, Gen. Douglas MacArthur personally awarded her the Bronze Star. She is survived by her son, Mike Stephens, Ocala, 3 daughters, Peggy Stark, Ocala, Patty Hansen, Bushkill, PA, Penny Alexander, Umatilla, FL, 7 grandchildren & 7 great - grandchildren. She will be buried with full honors at Florida National Cemetery March 24 2003 at 2:30 pm.