Martha McDaniel Marley 84, formerly of Robbins, passed away Monday, August 7, 2017 at home, surrounded by her family.  

Funeral Service will be 1:00 PM, Thursday, August 10, 2017 at Lighthouse Baptist Church, Seagrove, NC, with the Pastor Michael Poindexter and Pastor Wayne Brown officiating.  Burial will follow in the Calvary Baptist Church cemetery. The family will receive friends prior to the service beginning at 11:30.   

Martha a native of Chatham County.  She worked in the furniture industry for many years and was most importantly, a homemaker who loved and was loved by so many.   Martha loved the Lord and her family, time spent with them was very important.  She was always concerned about her grandchildren and loved to hear about how they were doing.  

Martha was a daughter of the late Walter and Era Fox McDaniel and was preceded in death by husband, Grady Marley, Sr and four siblings.

Martha is survived by daughters: Rachel Goins and husband Craig, Ruby Brown and husband Roger, Phyllis Garner, Patsy Foster and husband Randy;  son: Grady Marley, Jr.; 15 grandchildren; 24 great grandchildren; brothers: William McDaniel, Robert McDaniel; sister; Nancy Meekins and many friends.

Memorials maybe made to:  Wake Forest Care at Home Hospice, 126 Executive Drive, Suite 110, Wilkesboro, NC 28697.

Kennedy Funeral Home is serving the Marley Family.

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  1. To the family and friends of Ms. Marley: May our loving God and father wrap His arms around you, hold you close and give you the peace of knowing that His mercy will guide you and give you strength that will see you through this most difficult time. For h

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