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James Benjamin Marley
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Birth: Apr. 23, 1888
Jack County
Texas, USA
Death: Mar. 16, 1978
Crosby County
Texas, USA

Services for James Benjamin Marley, 89, of Crosbyton, will be at 2 p.m. today in First Baptist Church here with the Rev. Victor Crabtree, a Dickens minister, officiating, and the Rev. Stanley Dickson, pastor of Parkview Baptist Church in Plainview, assisting.

Burial will be in Crosbyton Cemetery under direction of Adams Funeral Home here.

Marley died at 10 p.m. Thursday in Crosbyton Clinic Hospital after a long illness.

The Jack County native married Lillie Spence in Floydada April 2, 1916. He moved to Crosby County in 1912 from Borden County.

The retired farmer was a Baptist and a Mason.

Survivors include two sons, Bill of Crosbyton and A. R. of McAdoo; six grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

Harry Jung and his grandsons will serve as pallbearers.

Lubbock Avalanche Journal, March 18, 1978


 
 
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 Parents:
  Elisha Smith Marley (1849 - 1942)
  Mary Josephene Leatherwood Marley (1858 - 1925)
 
 Spouse:
  Lillie Mae Spence Marley (1896 - 1981)
 
 Children:
  Hubert Elvis Marley (1917 - 1972)*
  Alvin Roy Marley (1920 - 2007)*
  James Billy Marley (1928 - 1983)*
 
 Siblings:
  Martha Jane Marley Carroll (1877 - 1960)*
  John Henry Marley (1878 - 1941)*
  William Samuel Marley (1880 - 1939)*
  Anna Etta Marley Christopher (1882 - 1975)*
  James Benjamin Marley (1888 - 1978)
  Wardie Bell Marley Brewer/Daffern (1892 - 1960)*
  Jesse Simeon Marley (1894 - 1953)*
  Alta Marley (1896 - 1896)*
  Albert Marley (1896 - 1896)*
  George Holbert Marley (1896 - 1960)*
  Eugene Edward Marley (1899 - 1900)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Crosbyton Cemetery
Crosbyton
Crosby County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: jphil090855
Record added: Aug 15, 2009
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James Benjamin Marley
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James Benjamin was the brother of my Great Grandmother Martha Jane Marley Carroll. He is remembered in the Pittman/Carroll/Marley Family Tree.
- Sue Pittman McPeak
 Added: Sep. 8, 2011
 
 
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