Born 8-26-1914 -- Died 1-10-2006
Callie J. Parnell, a homemaker, died Jan. 10, 2006, at White River Medical Center in Batesville at the age of 91.
She was born Aug. 26, 1914, in Oregon County, Mo., the daughter of the late George Washington and Sarah Ann Longley Denton.
She was united in marriage in 1931 to Jack Allen who preceded her in death.
She was united in marriage June 12, 1941, in Oregon County, Mo., to Henry Rudolph Parnell who preceded her in death Jan. 26, 1976.
Survivors include one son, Ronald Parnell of Mammoth Spring; two daughters, Mary Sue Murphy and husband, Ron, of Ironton, Mo., and Patsy Ann Baldridge and husband, Omer Lee, of Mammoth Spring; seven grandchildren, Barbara Gann, Pam McLaurin, Rhonda Foley, Jackie Ware, Rick Allen, Marcus Allen, and Adam Allen; six great-grandchildren, Melissa Jordan, Callie, Tressa, Stephanie and Jimmy; eight great-great-grandchildren; and other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; three sons, Loyd Wayne Allen, Jackie Allen and Donald Joe Allen; three brothers, Isaac "Ike," Milo and John Denton; and two sisters, Florence McHugh Dodge and Jenny Owens.
The funeral service was held at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer on Jan. 12 with Bro. Floyd Rikard officiating. Burial followed in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Mammoth Spring with arrangements under the direction of Carter Funeral Home Inc. of Thayer.
Pallbearers were Cord McLaurin, Will Rogers, Jordan McLaurin, David Manes, Jim Denton and Mark Parnell.