Visitation: Saturday, July 21, 2018 from 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Colon Baptist Church.
Memorial Service: Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 11:00 AM at the Colon Baptist Church.
Luncheon: To follow services in the church fellowship hall.
Memorial Donations: Donations can be made to the Colon Baptist Church. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home or at the church the day of the service.
Mary Kathleen (Parrish) Burmeister age 88 of Colon, passed on June 30, 2018. She was born in Beebe, AR on August 25, 1929 the oldest daughter of Edgar and Myrtle (Low) Herrin.
Mary was a beloved wife, loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She was a loyal and devoted friend. Mary was a long-term member of the Colon Baptist Church and resident of Mystic Grove Senior complex in Colon. She will be remembered for her generous loving spirit, her openness, and her love of family. Mary also loved traveling, reading, westerns, country music, and ice cream. She will be greatly missed by her family and friends.
She is survived by her brother, Gary (Pat) McDaniel of Paragould, AR, children Debra (Tim) Carleton, Priscilla (Mike) Shimp and Barry Parrish, daughter in law, Joann Archer; and grandchildren, Jeff (Sarah) Parrish, Katy Boothe, Lacey Terwedo, Jason Parrish, Angela Parrish, Elizabeth Chadwick, David Parrish, Lucas Terwedo, Jenna Fyffe; 10 great grandchildren, and best friends Suzanne Robinson and Rose Hughes.
She was preceded in death by her devoted husband of many years, Alfred Burmeister, and sons, Dennis, Donnie, and Danny Parrish, three sisters, and one brother.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Saturday July 21, 2018 from 10:00 to 11:00 A.M at the Colon Baptist Church. A Memorial service will follow at 11:00 A.M with Rev. David J. Farrell officiating. If desired the family suggest memorials be made in memory of Mary to the Colon Baptist Church. A luncheon will follow in the church fellowship hall.