Please pray for the Alfieri family. Specifically, pray for the repose of the soul of Lady Marla Alfieri, and for comfort to her husband, SK Jerry Alfieri, PGK. Please also pray for all the friends and family.

7:00 – 9:00 p.m., Thursday
7:00 p.m. Rosary
October 1, 2015
2525 Central Expwy North
Allen, TX 75013

11:00 a.m., Friday
October 2, 2015
St. Gabriel Catholic Church
110 St. Gabriel Way
McKinney, TX 75071

Reception following the funeral, at Alfieri residence
708 Harlequin Drive
McKinney, TX 75050

Below is the Obituary (from

Marla McBee Alfieri
November 3, 1944 – September 28, 2015

marla-alfieriMarla was born in Boulder, Colorado, to her parents Howard and Mari McBee on November 3, 1944, and went to be with God on September 28, 2015. She grew up in Frederick, Oklahoma, and received her B.S. degree from the University of Oklahoma and her M.S. degree from Texas Women’s University. She met her husband, James (Jerry) K. Alfieri, and accompanied him to Dallas in 1966. They dated until December 27, 1969, when they were married in her hometown. She was a teacher of Chemistry and Biology in both the Dallas ISD and Plano ISD for over 25 years until she retired. Marla particularly enjoyed travelling with her husband and daughters to various beach resorts and watching her grandchildren grow. She enjoyed reading books, all kinds of music (particularly Rock & Roll, and especially country music by George Strait) and gardening. She and her husband, Jerry, loved dancing together throughout their life together.

Marla is survived in life by her husband, Jerry; brother, John McBee and wife, Esther of Bella Vista, AR; brother, Bill McBee and spouse, Joyce, of Norman, OK; daughter, Carrie Alfieri and husband, Travis Jackson and grandchildren, Keaton and Lauren of McKinney, TX; daughter, Valerie Alfieri, of Savannah, GA; daughter, Lindsay Chilek and her husband, Keith, and grandchildren, Carter, Reese, Evangeline, and Wren, previously of Austin, TX, currently in New Zealand.

A funeral service celebrating her life will be held at 11:00 a.m., on Friday, October 2, 2015, at St. Gabriel Catholic Church, 110 St. Gabriel Way, McKinney, TX 75071. The family will receive friends during a visitation from 7:00 – 9:00 p.m., with a rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home, 2525 Central Expressway North, Allen, TX 75013.

Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at 3001 Knox St, Ste. 200, Dallas, TX 75205, or online at or to the Knights of Columbus Council 799 Charity Fund, 10110 Shoreview Rd, Dallas, TX 75238. The family would like to thank all the caregivers who provided attentive care and love for Marla during her battle. We know all her family and friends will miss her heart-warming smile and loving manner forever.