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Posted on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 at 7:13 am

Margie Katherine Grimmett Parsons was born Jan. 22, 1926 in Vandalia to the late Glen and Esther Thompson Grimmett.  Margie departed this life Sunday June 9, 2013 at the Country View Nursing Facility in Bowling Green. A private burial was held at the Vandalia City Cemetery. Margie was married to O’Neil Parsons, Nov. 19, 1950 in Vandalia.  O’Neil preceded her in death on May 7, 1988.  To this Union a son Randall Phillip was born deceased.
She lived in the rural New Hartford, area for almost 38 years.  Due to the death of her husband she moved to Bowling Green, where she has resided since July 29, 1988.
Margie became a member of Second Baptist Church in Vandalia at an early age.
She was a graduate of Lincoln High School in Vandalia and attended Lincoln University in Jefferson City. Margie is survived by cousins and friends.