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Marilyn Ellen (Corley) Christian


Marilyn Ellen (Corley) Christian died February 7, 2021 in Lexington at the age of 61 years 9 months 3 days. Funeral Services are scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Saturday, February 13, 2021 at Wadley’s Funeral Chapel. Interment will follow at Lexington Cemetery, entrusted to the care of Wadley’s Funeral Service.  Online condolences may be made at www.wadleysfuneralservice.com.

Marilyn was born May 4, 1959 in Norman, Oklahoma to Donald and Mary Ruth (Hughes) Corley. She was raised in Lexington Oklahoma, graduating in 1978.

Marilyn worked many years as a caretaker for both the young and the elderly. She loved hanging out with her best friend Barb, getting her nails done, taking care of her dogs, and buying candy for her nieces and nephews. Marilyn also enjoyed playing pool, dragging main street, playing tricks on her friends and family, collecting jewelry and dolphins and playing poker. 

Marilyn was preceded in death by her parents, Donald and Mary Ruth Corley; her husband, Jimbo Christian; her sister-in-law, Terri Corley; her niece, Andrea Janseen; her great-niece, Lyla Garrett; and her best friend, Linda Henderson.

Survivors include her brothers, Mark Corley and Dwight Corley; her sister, Barbara Tucker; her nephew, Brett Corley; her nieces, Cierra White, Nichole Corley, April Colwell, Ashley Turcotte and Danielle Teaters; loved ones, Redeanna Tucker and Karen Corley; and many great-nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.