Marjorie Carney

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Marjorie Knight Carney

Marjorie Knight Carney age 92 of Powder Springs, GA (formerly of Albuquerque) passed away Monday, October 23, 2017.

Marjorie was born in 1925 in Redondo Beach, California. In 1946 she married John B. Carney, Jr. who was in the Navy during WWII. They met in California after the war. Marjorie and John moved to his home state of Oklahoma after her graduation from Occidental College (Los Angeles) in 1947. They moved to Tucson, Arizona in 1959 and to Albuquerque, NM in 1964 where John was a civil engineering professor at UNM. She and John were active members of Hoffmantown Baptist Church in Sunday School, WMU, International Friends (helping people learn English and study for citizenship tests), the Young at Heart Choir, and Triple L. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She was married to John for 64 years. She and John traveled to England, Canada, and many places in the U.S. including annual trips to Powderhorn Guest Ranch in Colorado. In 2009 they moved to Georgia. For the past two years Marjorie has been a resident at Aspen Village in Dallas, GA where she has made many friends. Marjorie is preceded in death by her husband John B. Carney, Jr., and her brother Richard A. Knight. Her surviving family includes children: Nancy Christensen of Carson, CA; Cathy Caudle and husband Jim of Powder Springs, GA; John L. Carney and wife Jackie of Wetumpka, AL and grandchildren: Tracy Christensen, Morgan Carney Lott and husband Spencer, and Sarah Caudle.

The funeral was held at the Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta, GA on November 1, 2017 with Rev. John L. Carney officiating. Burial was at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA.

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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Dec. 11, 2017