Thelma Marilyn Stickney was born on April 23, 1937, in Oroville, Calif., to Thelma Johnson and Floyd Burns. She died on October 24, 2013, in Medford, Ore., from Alzheimer's.

Marilyn graduated from Yreka High in 1954, and wed Leland Stickney on December 24, 1955. In 1956, the couple moved to Medford, Ore. She was a life member of Reames Chapter #66, OES.

She is survived by her husband; daughters, Alanna Farmer, of Medford, and Romalia Stickney-Shibley, of Portland, Ore. ; three grandchildren; and two sisters. She is preceded in death by her parents and brothers.

Services will be held November 1, 2013, at 7:00 p.m., at Medford Lodge, 975 N. Phoenix Rd., Medford, Ore.

In lieu of flowers, her family suggests a contribution to a charity that reminds you of Marilyn. Arrangements by Conger Morris.