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ROLLINS, Marcelea (Talley)

Tuesday, January 11, 2005

Graveside service for Marcelea Talley Rollins, age 76, of Edmond, Oklahoma, will be held 1:30 p.m. Saturday, January 15, 2005, at Laverty Cemetery.


Marcelea Talley Rollins, age 76, was born the daughter of B.R. and Nina Ruth (Miller) Talley November 1, 1928, at Laverty, Oklahoma. She died January 11, 2005, in Oklahoma City.


Mrs. Rollins was a teacher at the elementary, high school and college levels. She taught school in Oklahoma City and a couple of years in Texas. For 25 years she lived and taught school in Ocean Side, New York.


She did undergraduate work at the Oklahoma College for Women in Chickasha and received her masters degree from Hoffstra University in New York. She has lived in Edmond for the last three years.


She was married to Lloyd Jeter. She later married Don Rollins. She was a member of the Bethel Baptist Church of Yukon. Survivors include her husband, Don Rollins, of the home in Edmond, Oklahoma; one daughter, Karon Jeter, of Edmond; two sisters, Marilyn Tate, of Burleson, Texas, and Betty Pritchett, of Oklahoma City; one brother, Kelley Talley, of Ninnekah; two grandchildren, Dr. John Phillips III and his wife Angi Phillips, of Chickasha and Dr. Tina Phillips Johnson and her husband Dr. Ted Johnson, M.D., of Pittsburgh, PA; and four great grandchildren, John Charles Phillips IV, Preston Phillips, and Owen and Ella Johnson. Interment will be in the Laverty Cemetery, Laverty, Oklahoma, under the direction of Sevier Funeral Home.