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Marion Wallace Farries Bretz

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A significant figure on the Ruston music scene for half a century, Marion Wallace Farries Bretz, died in Bowling Green, KY, on Sept. 11, aged 98.

A mainstay of choral music at Trinity United Methodist Church, Marion taught over a thousand piano and vocal students from her Goode Street home while her husband, Marshall Bretz, taught at and headed the Louisiana Tech Music Department and served as organist and choir director at Trinity.

Marion taught piano and voice lessons, sang at weddings and funerals, directed children’s choirs and sang in the chancel choir at Trinity until 1979.

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