Marlene A. French of New Bern passed away Wednesday, March 5, 2014 at her home.
Marlene's journey ended and she received her angel wings and gold stars. She fought her battle with grace and dignity. She was an amazing woman, wife, mother, Nana, daughter, sister, aunt and friend.
She is survived by her husband, Lee Roy French, Jr.; two daughters, Amy Thore and husband, Jason and Mary Anna Lowe and husband, Johnathan all of New Bern; mother, Ruth Avery of New Bern; two brothers, John Wilson Avery and Eddie Avery both of New Bern and five grandchildren: Cody Lowe, Lucas Thore, Gracie Thore, Noah Lowe and Annabelle Lowe. She was preceded in death by her father, John William Avery; two nephews, Joseph Avery and Travais Avery and niece Maria Avery.
The family will receive friends at Cotten Funeral Home on Friday, March 7, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. followed by a memorial service at 6:30 p.m. with Pastor Toby Carnes officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Craven County Home Health Hospice, PO Drawer 12610
New Bern, NC 28561 and/or Church Relevant, 610 Airport Rd, New Bern, NC 28560
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.cottenfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements are entrusted to Cotten Funeral Home & Crematory.