Marley is a native of Pontotoc, MS. She received her undergraduate degree from Mississippi State University where she also participated as a cheerleader. She then earned a Bachelors of Science in Nursing and a Masters of Science in Nursing from the University of Memphis. 

Marley and her husband of 10 years, Rudy, have one son (Parker) & 2 lovely fur babies. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with family, watching MS State sports, and jogging outside in the spring and early summer.