Marjorie Louise “Marge” Parton

E OBIT Parton photoMarjorie Louise “Marge” Parton, age 74, of Marshall, MO, formerly of Edina, MO, died Friday, March 22, 2013, in Marshall, MO.

She was born on December 31, 1938, in Edina, MO the daughter of Elmer Cecil and Gladys Pauline Anderson Duggins.

She was united in marriage to Bernard Cleo “Barney” Parton on July 19, 1955, at Edina, MO and he preceded her in death on July 6, 1981. Marjorie was also preceded in death by her parents, two brothers Cecil Robert Duggins, and Kenneth Duggins and a grandson Michael Parton.

Surviving are four children, Dale Parton of Slater, MO, Lynn Parton of Marshall, MO, Mike Parton and Stacy of Sturgeon MO, Lisa Parton and Rob of Columbia, MO, a sister Lorene Elizabeth Woods of Edina, MO, grandchildren include Dustin Parton and Makenzie, Kellie Bigler and Myron, Devin, Breanna, Tanesha, Dylan, Kerrie, Abbie, Trystan, Madison, Kenady, Katelynne, Reagan, Molly, and Kami Dale, great grandchildren Isaic Bigler and Makena, Lillie Parton and Jaxon Romero, several nieces and nephews and a longtime friend Marti Wilkes.

Marge was raised in Edina, MO where she received her education and in 1985, received her GED. She attended the Methodist Church and spent her entire life in nursing. She enjoyed spending time with her family and friends, reading, bowling, bingo, slot machines and watching Days of Our Lives and Duck Dynasty.

Funeral services will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, March 20, 2013, at the Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home in Edina, MO. Officiating the services will be Reverend Sam Smith. Burial will be in the Linville Cemetery. Casket bearers will be Dean Woods, Randy Parton, Bobby Parton, Roger Parton, Ryan Parton and Roger Waibel.

Visitation will be held after 4 p.m. on Friday, March 29, 2013, with family receiving friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Hudson-Rime Funeral Home in Edina, MO.

Memorials may be made to Crossroads Hospice and may be left at or mailed to Hudson-Rimer Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1, Edina, MO 63537.