Mary Parnell

Thursday, February 21, 2002

THEBES, Ill. -- Mary E. Parnell, 85, of Thebes died Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2002, at Beverly Health and Rehabilitation Services of Cape Girardeau.

She was born Sept. 15, 1916, at Belknap, Ill., daughter of George and Stella Jameson Steele. She married Thomas Parnell, who died in 1986.

Parnell was a member of First Baptist Church.

Survivors include a sister-in-law, Juanita Parnell of Thebes.

She was preceded in death by a brother and a sister.

Friends may call at Jones Funeral Home in Tamms, Ill., after 9 a.m. Friday.

Funeral will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Carl D. Fisher officiating. Burial will be in Rose Hill Cemetery.