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Lillie Belle Gray Marley
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Birth: May 11, 1918
Llano County
Texas, USA
Death: Sep. 19, 2012
Lampasas
Lampasas County
Texas, USA

Daughter of Thomas Franklin Gray & Clara Victoria Scott

Husband (1): Donald G. Wheelington
Marriage: Jan 1, 1942 Eddy, Texas

Husband (2): Thurman Udell Marley
Marriage: March 2, 1946 Texas



Lille Belle Marley, age 94 of Bend, Texas died Wednesday September 19, 2012 at Rollins Brook Community Hospital in Lampasas. Lillie was born May 11, 1918 in Llano County, Texas, the daughter of Frank Gray and Clara (Scott) Gray. On March 2, 1946 she married Thurman Marley. Lillie attended South West Texas Teacher's College. She was a school teacher for over 30 years, teaching in one room schools in Tow, Babyhead, and Long Grove. She also taught in Lampasas, Bend and Nix schools. Lillie was also a member of Delta Kappa Gamma and the Church of Christ. She was a lifelong resident of Llano and Bend.

Survivors include: Daughters; Nan Marley of Bend Vickie McDaniel and Christopher of Bend Granddaughter; Clara Vanessa Recker and Randy Great-grandchildren; Holden Tower and Colby Recker

Lille was preceded in death by her husband Thurman Marley, 5 brothers, and 1 sister.

A funeral service will be held on Saturday September 22, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. at Sneed Funeral Chapel in Lampasas. Burial will follow at Sand Hill Cemetery in Bend.

Memorials may be given to: Cherokee Home for Children 13355 State Hwy 16 Cherokee, Texas 76832

Obituary courtesy of Elreeta Weathers
 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Franklin Gray (1880 - 1955)
  Clara Victoria Gray (1879 - 1961)
 
 Spouses:
  Donald G Wheelington (1926 - 1944)
  Thurman Udell Marley (1918 - 1985)
 
 Siblings:
  Georgie Mae Tumlinson (1907 - 1993)**
  Elmer Louis Gray (1913 - 2004)*
  Albert Herman Gray (1916 - 1997)*
  Lillie Belle Gray Marley (1918 - 2012)
  Cecil Robert Gray (1937 - 1937)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Bend Sand Hill Cemetery
Bend
Lampasas County
Texas, USA
 
Created by: Nicole Rogers Wiebe
Record added: Oct 24, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 79237535
Lillie Belle <i>Gray</i> Marley
Added by: Elreeta Weathers
 
Lillie Belle <i>Gray</i> Marley
Added by: Nicole Rogers Wiebe
 
Lillie Belle <i>Gray</i> Marley
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Added by: Samuel Taylor Geer
 
 
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Rest in heavenly peace Lillie Belle.
- Lynda Duncan Miles
 Added: Sep. 28, 2012

- Nicole Rogers Wiebe
 Added: Sep. 27, 2012
 
 
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