Virginia Dare Marley

Virginia Dare Marley

Virginia Dare Marley

January 30, 2019

Date of Service: February 1, 2019

Entombment Location:  Mausoleum of Peace


Virginia Dare Marley, age 98, of Elizabethton, TN passed away Wednesday, January 30, 2019 in the Hillview Health Center. She was born in Atlanta, GA on May 7, 1920 and was a daughter of the late George Forest Marley and Ada Goodwin Marley. She retired after forty-two years of service from the Twisting Department at North American Rayon Corporation. She was a member of East Side Freewill Baptist Church.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters. Those left to cherish her memory include two sons, James Phipps and wife Rachel, Elizabethton and Joseph Phipps and wife Mary, Pennsylvania; two grandsons, Tim Phipps, Elizabethton and Joey Phipps, Pennsylvania; two great-grandsons, Joel and Josh Phipps, Pennsylvania and a sister, Ruby Matherly, Elizabethton. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

An entombment service to honor the life of Virginia Dare Marley will be conducted at 1:00 P.M. Friday, February 1, 2019 in the Mausoleum of Peace of Happy Valley Memorial Park with Rev. Justin Deaton officiating. Everyone attending the service is asked to meet at the cemetery at 12:50 P.M. on Friday.

The family would like to express a special thank you to the staff of Hillview Health Center, especially Martha Moore, for the loving care given to Ms. Marley. Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers may make donations to East Side Freewill Baptist Church, Building Fund, 704 Siam Road, Elizabethton, TN 37643.


Happy Valley Memorial Park