Marlene Riley
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Obituary of Marlene Patricia Riley

Marlene Patricia Butler Wagoner Kennedy Riley, age 81, of Pleasant Garden died Friday, November 30, 2018 at her home.

Mrs. Riley was born August 14, 1937 the daughter of Oscar and Katherine Wall Butler.Marlene was a native of Guilford County and retired from banking. She was a member of Eastern Star, Smiling Squares Dance Group, Gold Wing Riders Association and Greensboro Moose Lodge. She was a kind hearted and social person who loved animals and music, especially blue grass, motorcycling with her friends and enjoyed fox hunting with Bill Routh. In addition to her parents, Marlene is preceded in death by her sons, Tommy Mitchell Wagoner and Carey Franklin Wagoner; husbands: Tommy Wagoner, Sr., Robert (Bob) Kennedy and Herman Riley and 3 brothers.

She is survived by her special canine companion, Mitz; long time companion, Bill Routh of Randleman; daughter: Carmen Cross of Pleasant Garden; granddaughter, Robyn Hudson (Brad) of Kitty Hawk; great grandchildren, Peyton and Presley Hudson both of Kitty Hawk; brother, William Butler of Reidsville.

Marlene loved all of her extended family and friends, past and present and she in return will be greatly missed also. A celebration of Life will be held at a later date.


In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice And Palliative Care Of Greensboro, 2500 Summit Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405.

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