Marlene Waggoner Cumbie, 80, went to be with our Lord on Wednesday, June 26th while at Boone County Hospital. Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. at Memorial Funeral Home on Sunday, June 30th. The service will be at Memorial Baptist Church at 10 a.m. on Monday, July 1st.
Marlene was born on July 25th, 1932 in Girard, Kent County, Texas. She was the daughter of James W. and Margaret Wharton Waggoner. She married Billy Glenn Cumbie on May 28th, 1951 in Spur, Texas. They recently celebrated their 62nd anniversary.
In addition to her husband, Marlene survived by her 3 children, Pat (John) Broadfoot of Springfield, IL, Doug (Debbie) Cumbie of Nicholasville, KY and Scott (Kathy) Cumbie of Lake St. Louis, MO. She is also survived by her 4 grandchildren Katelyn (Michael) Glaze, Natalie Cumbie, Jack Cumbie and Joanna Cumbie, as well as by her sister Linda (Eddie) Armstrong of Graham, Texas.
Her joy in life was her family and her church. She also treasured her years as a Teacher’s Aide in Special Education at West Blvd. Elementary School. She attended West Texas State, Texas Tech and the University of Missouri.