Marjorie Estes Lilley, 77, died Monday, October 6th, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband of 56 years, F. Eugene Lilley in 2013 and her brother, Dayton Estes in 2014. She is survived by sons David E. of Raleigh and Douglas M. and wife Nancy of Wake Forest, granddaughters, Stephanie A. of Wake Forest and Abigail M. of Raleigh, sisters Frances Estes of Murphy, NC and Sandra Moravec and husband George of Estes Park, CO, and many nieces, nephews and special friends. Born June 23, 1937 in Franklinton to Mr. & Mrs. Vallin Estes, and raised in Raleigh, she was an avid traveler, spent many years working in the library of Martin Middle School and earned her 1000 Hour pin volunteering at Rex Hospital. She also enjoyed spending time cheering on her beloved NC State Wolfpack football and basketball teams, going to games as often as she could. The family will receive friends at Hayes-Barton Baptist Church on Saturday, October 11th, at 10 am, prior to the funeral service at 11 am. Internment will immediately follow the service at Raleigh Memorial Park. The family woud like to specifically thank Beverly Castelli and Merri Ellen Gamble of Comfort Keepers and Joan Bruno of Transitions Life Care/Hospice of Wake County for their excellent care and support. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Transitions Life Care/Hospice of Wake County, 205 Hospice Circle, Raleigh NC, 27607/www.transitionslifecare.org/donate, the Rex Hospital Cancer Center, 2605 Blue Ridge Road, Suite #190, Raleigh NC, 27607/www.rexhealth.com/donate-now, or Hayes-Barton Baptist Church, 1800 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh NC, 27608/www.hbbc.net.
Arrangements are under the care of Brown-Wynne Saint Mary's St. Raleigh.
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