Memorial services for Marjorie L. Green Talley 89, Lawrence will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, February 7, 2014 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. She died Sunday, February 2, 2014 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Marge was born October 12, 1924 in Shelbyville, MO, the daughter of John Cecil and Mary Susan (Waite) Green.
She was a homemaker, active volunteer and avid Jayhawk basketball fan.
Marge was a member of the First Southern Baptist Church, University Women Engineering Wives and volunteered at Meals on Wheels and Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
She married Harry Eugene Talley on January 8, 1944 in Kansas City, KS. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry, and brother, Bobbie Green.
Survivors include: one son, Dennis E. Talley and wife, Sally, Lawrence, KS; one daughter, Susan E. Guthrie, Austin, TX; five grandchildren, Charlotte Talley, Ann Talley Hamidi (Ali), Nicholas Talley, Rebekah Guthrie Kester (Gabriel), Andrew Guthrie (Amanda), and eight great grandchildren.
The family suggests memorials in her name to Meals on Wheels or the Kansas Association for the Blind and may be sent in care of the mortuary.