The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


March 29, 2014

Marie Wacha Parsons

Graveside services for Marie Wacha Parsons, of Palestine, will be at 10 a.m. Monday, March 31, 2014, at Roselawn Park, with the Rev. Roger Clayton officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster Palestine.

Mrs. Parsons, age 93 years, 11 months, 27 days, passed away Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Palestine Regional Medical Center.

She was born Marie Martha Wacha on March 31, 1920, in Palestine, to John and Ludmilla (Batik) Wacha. She was a homemaker, and a member of Westwood Methodist Church.

Mrs. Parsons was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Eddie Parsons; grandson, Larry Wayne Parsons Jr.; sisters. Lillian Houpy and Helen Murray; brothers, Otto, Willie, George, Frank and Fred Wacha.

Mrs. Parsons is survived by daughter, Jeri Meyer of Bella Vista, Ark.; sons, Mike D’Arcy of El Paso, and Larry W. Parsons Sr., and wife Dale of Palestine; grandchildren, Lianna LaLiberte of New Hampshire, Adam Meyer of Va., Cherie D’Arcy Reynolds and Sean D’Arcy of El Paso, Diane Parsons Hill of Palestine, and Hayden Parsons of Magnolia; 14 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.

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