At age 68, Marjorie Helen Adams Bentley left this world on Jan. 2, 2014. Marjorie was more than just a resident of Roswell. She was an educator and planetarium director for the Roswell Independent School District as well. She was born Aug. 11, 1945, in Greenwood, Miss., to Frederick S. Adams and Gareldine M. Adams.
She attended Thomas Jefferson High School in Dallas, Texas. She graduated with a B.A. in Art Education from the University of New Mexico in 1968. She then spent a summer in Oslo, Norway. She taught school in Alamogordo, where she met her husband, Loren B. Bentley Jr. They moved to Dallas, Texas, where she worked as a commercial artist. While in Dallas, she Login to read more