Alley, Marilyn Renee

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Marilyn Renee Alley, born September 16, 2004, went to be with her beloved Lord and Savior at 8:54 PM on February 26, 2022. She is survived by her mother, Amber Shields of Radford, VA; father and stepmother, Robert and Heather Alley of Pilot, VA; sister, Roz Alley; grandparents, Karen and Jeff Wofford of Radford; and Janet and Leon Alley of Pilot. She also left behind many cousins, aunts, uncles, friends, a special “uncle” Brian Stiles, and special “aunts” Regina Wallace and Amber Stiles.

Marilyn was an introvert but loved to make sure everyone felt welcome. She played varsity soccer at Radford High School, was active in the FFA, and planned to travel to Costa Rica this summer. She was accepted to Liberty University with plans to become a nurse. Her mission was to travel and be a witness for Christ through her work.

Although losing Marilyn has a left a huge hole in our hearts, her faith provides comfort and security that she is with her maternal grandpa and many great grandparents in Heaven. She will continue to fulfill her goal of winning lives for Christ even though she is departed from this world.

Services will be handled by McCoy Funeral Home in Blacksburg. Visitation is from 1-3 PM on Sunday, March 6, 2022, with a celebration of life following at Blue Ridge Church, Christiansburg. In lieu of flowers, the family is asking for donations to the Marilyn Alley Scholarship at RHS or Helping Hands for Marilyn Alley on GoFundMe.