Age: 66 Address: Burnsville, NC Date of Death: Sunday, November 18, 2012 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Services
Details: She was born in San Diego, CA, a daughter of the late Gene and Margaret Sampo Cooley and the wife of the late Roger Markley, who passed away in June. She was also preceded in death by her sister-in-law, Susan Kay Smith and a niece, Gina Marie Rickey. She loved being a homemaker, taking care of her children and grandchildren, gardening and working in her yard. Her family and her home were her life.
Surviving are her children: Jeffrey Allen Markley of San Diego, CA and Jennifer Elaine Markley and husband, Darren Keith Cook, of Burnsville; sisters: Gloria Jean Rickey, Irene Evelyn Nowland and husband, Michael and Lorna Karen Smith-Ward and husband, Richard; brothers: Edwin Alan Smith and John Frederick Smith all of San Diego, CA; grandchildren: USMC-LCPL Brandon Michael Cook and wife, Ashley Amber Hamilton, of Monterey, CA, Jessica Nicole Cook of Weaverville, NC, Aaron Keith Cook, Dylan Scott Cook and Shelby Mercedes Cook and two great-grandsons: Mason Lee Keith Cook and Colby Alexander Cook. Thirteen nieces and nephews also survive.
Yancey Funeral Services is serving the Markley family. There will be a memorial service with the Markley family at a later date.