Lorene Marsh

Lorene Marsh

Monday December 1st, 1924 - Saturday September 26th, 2020
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Lorene Kelley Marsh gained her eternal wings early Saturday morning, September 26, 2020. She was born on December 1, 1924 in Mullins Flat, Alabama to the late Walter and Rosie Kelley. Lorene resided in Lafayette, Georgia with her late husband Samuel Marsh. Lorene attended public schools in Huntsville, Alabama, and graduated from Pearl High School in Nashville, Tennessee and went on to Tennessee A & I College where she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education, and a Master’s in Education. Her love for children and formal education proved great as she was an educator in Metro Nashville Public Schools, Rutherford County (Murfreesboro) Public Schools, and Hamilton County (Chattanooga) Public Schools, where she retired. Her educational tenure served well over 40 years in the Public Schools system. At an early age she was baptized at Cedar Grove AME Church in Huntsville, Alabama and after marriage she joined Phillips Temple located in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Lorene was united in Holy Matrimony on December 31, 1969 to the late Samuel Marsh. She was a dedicated and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and great great grandmother. Her passion was always putting the needs of her family first by giving the best in loving care and spiritual nourishment. She spent most of her time encouraging, and motivating her legacy to be their best in everything they do. Lorene was well known for her great sense of humor. She kept everyone laughing, keeping situations light. Her smile and laugh being very contagious.
Lorene Kelley Marsh was preceded in death by her loving parents, husband, and 7 siblings. She will forever be cherished by her loving daughter Sandra Wingfield, and her grandchildren Kevin Sherrell, James Sherrell, and Tanya Hale-Brown, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren along with a host of loving nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will begin at 1:00 pm on Sunday, October 4, 2020 at New Home Baptist Church, Lafayette, GA. Interment: Marsh Memorial Gardens
Arrangements by John P. Franklin Funeral Home, 1101 Dodds Avenue, 622-9995
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    Sunday October 4th, 2020 | 1:00pm
    Sunday October 4th, 2020 1:00pm
    New Home Baptist Church
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cassandra Marsh Norman

Posted at 08:21pm
Aunt Lorene's smile, kind words and warm spirit will be sadly missed.
May her kindness and love for family be remembered by her many
nieces and nephews.

Cassandra Marsh Norman and family

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