Rita Marley O.D. (Nama Afua Addobea 1)Founder of The Bob Marley MuseumInternationally, the name Marley has become synonymous with reggae music and the culture of Jamaica. The talented young Rita Anderson, who was raised from childhood in Trench Town, was destined to become an integral part of the musical Marley family. Sister Rita met a local Trench Town youth, Robert Nesta Marley, and love, faith and music became their bond. In 1966 they were married and their lives became forever entwined.In 1986, Mrs. Marley had the vision and wisdom to transform Bob Marley's home into the Bob Marley Museum. It is in her capacity as Founder and Chairperson of The Robert Marley Foundation, The Bob Marley Museum and The Rita Marley Foundation, that Nana Rita continues to carry on the Legacy of her husband Bob Marley. In 1996 the Jamaican government awards Mrs. Rita Marley the Order Of Distinction for her outstanding work and accomplishments. Mrs. Rita Marley O.D. is a proud, vibrant, confident Jamaican woman who is thankful for her many blessing and continues to give back to Jamaica and Africa the two societies she loves dearly.