Mary "Marlene" (McKee) Parson, age 66 passed away
Wednesday morning,August 31, 2011 at Select Hospital of Beech
Grove, Beech Grove, Indiana. She was a resident of
Marlene was born January 3, 1945 in Martinsville
to the late William & Edell (Collett) McKee. She married
her loving husband of 48 years, Donald R. "Donnie" Parson Sr. on
January 5, 1963 in Gainesboro,Tenn. He survives.
Marlene retired in 1999 as an Assembly worker from
RCA in Bloomington after 32 years of service. After retirement, she
worked at Joe's Junction as a Cook in Trafalgar. Marlene was of
Baptist faith and enjoyed cooking & spending time with her
family. She was an avid player of the lottery, a "couponaholic" and
enjoyed shopping. Marlene was a fan of watching movies with Sandra
Bullock and Dean Martin in them.
She was the devoted mother to Donald R. "Donnie"
Jr. (wife, Laurie) Parson of Martinsville & James "Rusty"
(wife, Trudy) Parson of Morgantown. She will be remembered by her
two sisters: Norma Baker of Martinsville & Eva Rice of
Eminence, one brother: Billy McKee of Bloomington; grandchildren:
Jeana Nichols of Miami, Fl, Kyle, Caleb & Casey Parson of
Martinsville, step grandchildren: Lindsey Dalton & Logan
Maxwell both of Martinsville, Holly Ziegler, Jessica & Dawn
James all of Morgantown; one great granddaughter: Angel Duran
Marlene was preceded in death by one sister: Betty
Lucas and one brother: Larry McKee.
The Rev. Ed Tharpe will conduct a funeral service
10 a.m. Saturday at Meredith - Clark Funeral Home Cremation &
Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the funeral home.
Entombment will be at Nebo Memorial Park in Martinsville.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of
Marlene to the Morgan County Humane Society, 690 W. Mitchell Ave.
Martinsville, IN 46151.
Expressions of caring and kindness can be made to
the Parson family at
Information: (812) 597-4670