Francis D. 'Don' Marley

Francis Donald “Don” Marley, 85, of Marion, IN, and having family in Van Buren, IN, died died Saturday, June 20, 2020, at Wesleyan Healthcare, in Marion.

Mr. Marley worked for Circle Lanes in Bloomington, IL, and Active Products and Thompson in Marion IN. He served in the United States Army as a field artillery sergeant. He was a volunteer with the United Way Board, Crippled Children and Adults, Red Cross Disaster Committee and was a CH Coalition board member.  He was also a member of the Roseburg Church of God, as well as Farrville Community Church, where he was involved in church leadership in various capacities.

She was born Sept. 22, 1934, in Grandin, MO, Jacob and Elizabeth Wynn Marley. He married Blanche I. (Hiles) Marley on Nov. 5, 1983, and she preceded him in death on Oct. 9, 2014.

Survivors include two sons, Donald L. (Margit) Marley, of Goldsboro, NC, and  Jack D. (Teri) Marley,  of Cartersville, GA; four daughters, Angela (Martin) Mounsey, of Van Buren; Gail A. (William) Davis,  of Gas City;  Melisa “ Lisa”  J. (Steven) Dunnagan,  of Wabash; and DeAnna “Dee Dee” (Dave) Kelly, of  Lakeville; four sisters, Janice (John) Jones, of Jonesboro, IL; Darlene Garrette, of Fort Wayne; Priscilla Cagle, of DunLap, TN; and Marilyn Cloud, of Marion; 12 grandchildren; and22 great-grandchildren.

A funeral service will be held Thursday, June 25, 2020, at 11 a.m. at Raven–Choate Funeral Home, 1202 W. Kem Rd., Marion, with Rev. Al Soultz and Rev. Bill Fulda officiating, with calling one hour prior to the funeral service.
Burial will take place immediately following services at Riverside Cemetery, Gas City.

Memorials are to Heart to Heart Hospice, 1385 N. Baldwin Ave, Marion, IN 46952.

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