Mary Ellen Monday

Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Mary Ellen Monday

Mary Ellen Monday, 89, of Springfield, Mo., was born on August 29, 1925, in Piggott, Ark., to Dale Cole and Joe Parton. She passed away on January 19, 2015.

She was united in marriage to Bob Monday on April 7, 1945, loved to travel and spend time with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents and one brother, Frank Parton.

Mary is survived by her husband Bob; two children, Sue (Tom) Collier, Brighton, Mo. and Joy (Lynn) Adams, Long Lane, Mo.; four brothers, Orville Parton, Detroit, Mich., Harley Parton, Phoenix, Ariz., Don (Marlene) Parton, Rector, Ark. and Claude (Helen) Parton, Jonesboro, Ark.; sister, Dorothy Eskew, Detroit, Mich.; five grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and a host of family and friends.

Memorial donations may be made in honor of Mary to Alzheimer's Association, 1630 West Elfindale Street, Springfield, Mo., 65807.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23, at Klingner-Cope Family Funeral Home, 1635 North Benton, Springfield, Mo., with a visitation to be held one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in White Chapel Memorial Gardens.

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