Marlena McCoy

Cafe Marion

Bio


QUICK INTRO:

Abundantly blessed mother of three. Born and raised in southern West Virginia where my thick hillbilly accent originated from and moved to Stonefort IL, in July 2016.

NICKNAME:

McFrunyon – it’s definitely an inside joke

MINISTRY ROLE:

Cafe

FAMILY:

Husband – Ben. Kiddos – Cali, 4 Kenzie, 3 and Creed 1. We are a family that definitely does not have it all together, but together we have it all!

DREAM VACATION:

To see the college softball world series in Oklahoma City

REGULAR ORDER AT STARBUCKS:

Large vanilla bean frappuccino

FAVORITE MOVIE:

Nicolas Sparks movies

FAVORITE ACTOR/ACTRESS:

Too many to name

LIFE MOTTO:

If God brings you to it, He will bring you through it!

FAVORITE SCRIPTURE:

John 3:16

THINGS THAT FASCINATE ME:

People in general fascinate me. If I could have a cool “power,” it would be to read people’s minds

PREVIOUS JOBS:

My past, present, and future job will be taking care of my kiddos

ONE THING THAT MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT ME:

I was a 2 time state champion softball player in high school, made all-state 4 years and captain 2 years. Earned a full ride to pitch in college, but stopped playing after a year of college to pursue my life’s journey with my soon to be Hubs.

FAVORITE TV SHOW:

American Ninja Warrior

WHEN AND WHERE DID YOU GET SAVED:

Sunday after Easter 2013 at Mallory Church of God in Mallory, WV.

WHAT SPORTS ARE YOU NOT GOOD AT:

I’m not sure, I usually just stick to things I’m decent at

FAVORITE SINGER OR BAND:

The City Harmonic and Drake White

PET PEEVES:

Smacking lips while eating and making pointless noises especially with your mouth

LIFE-CHANGING MOMENT:

Having kids puts life into a whole different perspective

HIDDEN TALENT:

I am a pretty open person, so no talent hidden here!

FEARS:

I have many: anything slimy, dead, or gross. But above all, SNAKES!

FAVORITE BOOK(S):

I have only read 2 sets of books in my life (not including children’s books to my kids) – which I am too embarrassed to admit to which ones. So it’s safe to say reading is not a hobby of mine.

PEOPLE WHO INSPIRE ME:

People who have overcome something tragic and remain strong in their faith with a positive attitude and living life to the fullest.

QUIRKS:

I have to have a plan.

IN MY SPARE TIME:

In my imaginary spare time, I would imagine that I would do something fun and adventurous. Right now, kids and responsibilities consume all of my time.

LEAST FAVORITE FOOD:

Seafood!!

WHAT/WHO MAKES YOU LAUGH?

The collaborated videos of people epically failing makes me laugh hysterically

WHAT IS WEIRD ABOUT YOU?

I am sure my husband would disagree, but I don’t feel like I have/do anything weird!

THE MOST EXOTIC PLACE YOU HAVE EVER BEEN:

Niagra Falls, my life doesn’t get too exotic lol

THE MOST ADVENTUROUS THING YOU HAVE EVER DONE:

Skydiving at the beach or white water rafting in a ducky in WV – Both a huge adrenaline rush!

LEAST FAVORITE THING TO DO:

Laundry!!!!! It is NEVER ending!