• Brown-Wynne Funeral Home
    Cary, NC
In partnership with the Dignity Memorial® network
Marlyn Smith 1951 - 2013
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Wednesday, August 28, 2013
I am so sorry to hear this news. I never met her personally but she was always so great with me and my students sharing CA products.
Sunday, August 18, 2013
Dear Randy and Family,
My thoughts and prayers go out to all of you. Marlyn was such a strong, positive life force and a true friend to us all. I will deeply miss her.
Shirley Smith
Wednesday, August 07, 2013
Sorry I missed this earlier. You have my deepest sympathy. I've missed you both since you left Forest Hills. You will continue to receive my prayer cards regularly if you so desire.
Blessings and prayers.
Thursday, August 01, 2013
When my father, now 85 years old, was a boy in Burlington, he would visit his aunt, Minnie Etta Faucette Long, Marlyn's great grandmother. I grew up hearing many stories about Aunt Minnie. To my distant cousins, Jeff and April, please accept my deepest sympathy on your mom's death. I was shocked and deeply, deeply saddened.
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
So sorry to hear about your loss. I knew Marlyn years ago when she lived in Burlington and feel out of touch with her until my husband, Joe Davis, and I built Her Mom, Ms. Clapp a house. I had no clue that the cancer had come back. She was a great lady and I know she will be missed by all.I feel blessedI having known her.
Tuesday, July 23, 2013
Dear Randy and family, So very sorry to hear about Marlyn. Our prayer is that God's loving embrace will bring you rest and comfort during this time.

Jan Gallimore and family, (High Point, N.C.)
Monday, July 22, 2013
Sorry to hear of the passing of your mom. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Monday, July 22, 2013
April & Mr. Smith: I was so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother and your dear wife. I am glad I got to know you and your family, and remember seeing your mom each morning and afternoon we dropped Jake off and picked him up. I am sorry I am not there in NC to personally speak with you, but please know that you and your family will be in our hearts and prayers. May you find comfort at this time, from the care and concern from friends, family and from our Heavenly Father. Phyllis (formerly Gray) & Angel Rios
Monday, July 22, 2013
Dear Randy, Jeff, April and Family,
Marlyn was such a dear friend of mine. I have known her for about 12 years. But, the last three we became very close due to our work together. She is an inspiration. I think of her in these three words: Courage, Grace and Laughter. She never let anything get her down and always had a smile and quick wit that left you in stitches. I am blessed to have been a part of her life and to have known her. She is watching over us and that gives us some comfort during this difficult time. Love to all of you and God's Peace.

Pam Daniels
Monday, July 22, 2013
Janet and I were certainly sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers
Monday, July 22, 2013
Randy, Jeff and April, Our family is so sadden for your loss. We cherish our memories at the ballgames when our children were young. Marlyn's happy personality always made everyone feel good. Please know you all are in our prayers. Love,
Monday, July 22, 2013
Sorry to here of Marlyn's passing. We had a lot of good times when we where growing up. Thoughts and prayers with you.
Monday, July 22, 2013
Randy and Family,Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Marlyn, has a special place in my heart and I will always remember the good time we had. Arlene Zousoumas
Monday, July 22, 2013
Mr. Smith, April, and Jeff
Very sorry for your loss.

Bryan Parrish
Monday, July 22, 2013
Randy, April, Jeff, Jack & Kevin,
I knew Marlyn from Kindergarten forward, I shared in your weddings and births even when I was wandering far from NC. I have such fond memories of all of you and was shocked to her our Marlyn was gone. My heart has been heavy with the sadness of it. Larry & I send our love and prayers to you at this time. One vibrant star has gone out here on earth to be lit brightly in heaven. All our thoughts are with you today and in the coming days.
Larry & Alice Scoggin
Monday, July 22, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
We will always remember Marlyn for her amazing smile, warm heart, love of Goldens and the love she had for her family. We are blessed to have know her. Our hearts and prayers are with you at this time as Marlyn shines above us.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
I am so sorry to hear about this and just saw Marlyn at a conference in Pinehurst this past spring. She was so full of energy and talked proudly of her family. My thoughts and prayer are with your family. Beth Clapp Horne ( Ed and Jane's daughter)
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Randy, April and Jeff:
I have been overwhelmed with sadness this afternoon in hearing about Marlyn's death. She was a good friend to me throughout most of my adult years....in some very tough times. God bless you and your family. With deepest sympathy.

Anna Gardner Sides
Sunday, July 21, 2013
We are sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Randy,April,Jeff,Keevin and Jack ...

Artie and I send our Deepest Sympathy to you all at such a sad time in your loss of Marlyn. She was such a delightful and sweet person and we only wish we had more years to get to know her better. I know it brings comfort knowing she is at peace from her pain and suffering and you all will see her again.
With love & prayers !!!
Sunday, July 21, 2013
I will always remember you for your warm smile, bright outlook on the world and your hearty laugh. Even in the sunset of your life you were a joyful spark of hope and happiness. Anyone that had the pleasure to know you was inspired to be more caring and positive. I am very lucky to have met you and I will miss you Marlyn.
Laura Clifton, Turnberry Lane, Cary, NC
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Living across from Marlyn and Randy for 15 years was a blessing from God. Marlyn, sweetie, you will always live in my heart. Thank you for loving me and my family and bringing lots of smiles and laughter to us all.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
I'm so sorry for your loss... Your family will be in our prayers.
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Randy, Jeff and Amy - Shane and I were so sad to hear the news about Marlyn. We have such great memories with you all during our times at NC State. I know she will be missed by so many. We are praying for you all during this difficult time. Love, Shane and Sandy
Sunday, July 21, 2013
Randy, April,Jeff & Keevin .. I'm so sorry to hear about Marlyn. It's a difficult and sad timefor you and I will be praying for you.
Saturday, July 20, 2013
I will always love you Mama Smith!! Thank you for being such a wonderful n'other mother to me during my teenage years and even continuing on through my 20's and 30's!! I will definitely miss you but I know you'll be up there watching over all of those you love, and I'm honored to be included in that group!!! I'm so happy you are pain free and suffer no more...xoxoxoxo
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Words seem inadequate to express the sadness we feel about Marlyn's death. We are here to support you in your grieving process. With sincere sympathy, Kelly, Erin and Eva McCullen
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Jeff and Amy and family,
We are so sorry for your loss. Love and condolences, Duke and Mary Carol
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Marlyn was such an example of how to love and live life. I leaned so much from her honest approach to life and her passion for living. She was a great Christian friend and example. Her legacy will live on through her wonderful children, grandchildren, husband, and those of us who are now different because of knowing her.
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Randy, I'm so sorry to hear about Marlyn and was not aware of her illness. I remember Marlyn from NCSU when you first started dating her; I liked her immediately and knew you two were meant for each other...and you have proven that! May God bless and comfort you during this time and bring back many happy memories of your time with her.

in Him
Saturday, July 20, 2013
Marlyn was such an inspiration to me. We were co-workers and Facebook friends and shared so much in common, such as our Christian faith, our families, our love for dogs and wanting to be the best sales reps we could be. The last message I received from Marlyn was on July 10? She signed off with Big Hug. I will forever feel that hug! I learned so much from Marlyn and will miss her daily. My prayers are with the family during this very difficult time.
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