BLUEFIELD, WV Marlene Boice married Ralph Gills on July 19, 1954. They moved to Ormond Beach, FL in June 1958. After 47 years in Florida, they moved back to Bluefield, WV. Marlene was a pianist and sang in the church choirs both in Bluefield and in Florida. Ralph and Marlene sang duets for over 40 years in the several churches they belonged to. Ralph said, "I know Marlene is in a much better place and I will join her one of these days. She was a beautiful and loving wife and I will miss her greatly until I meet with her in Heaven."
Marlene was born on September 22, 1933 in Bluefield, WV to the late Lendall Boice and Audrey Lusk Boice. She was a homemaker and a member of Edgemont Baptist Church.
In addition to her beloved husband, Ralph, she is survived by her brothers, Lewin Boice of Bluefield, WV, and Leslie Boice and Marty Boice, both of Ormond Beach, FL.
In accordance with her wishes, she will be cremated and there will be no services.
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Mercer Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the family of Mrs. Marlene Boice Gills.
Published on July 14, 2017