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Obituary for Marlene Theresa Woods (Schneider)

Marlene Theresa Woods, 89 of Franklin, passed away on Sunday, July 10, 2022.

Marlene was born in Ohio to the late John Schneider and Frances Mae Dobson Schneider. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Woods, brothers, Jack and William Schneider, a sister, Dorothy Schneider and grandson, Jeremy Ritchey. She enjoyed gardening and loved spending time with her family and best pal, a Bichon named Cotton.

She is survived by her children, Michael Ritchey (Linda) and Mark Ritchey (Edda); a stepson, James Woods (Paula); 4 grandchildren, 6 step grandchildren, and 10 great grandchildren.

A service will be held at 11:00am on Wednesday, July 20th, at St Francis of Assisi in Franklin NC. A visitation will occur between 5pm and 7pm on Tuesday, July 19th at the Macon Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Michael Ritchey, Mark Ritchey, James Woods, Matthew Ritchey, Ryan Ritchey, and Jon Raymond.

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In lieu of flowers please feel free to make donations in memory of Marlene to St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, 299 Maple St Franklin, NC 28734.

Macon Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements.