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 Mary Faye <I>Starbuck</I> Parris

Mary Faye Starbuck Parris

Ridgeville, Randolph County, Indiana, USA
Death 25 Sep 2007 (aged 91)
Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
Burial Muncie, Delaware County, Indiana, USA
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MUNCIE--Mary Faye Parris, age 91, of Muncie, passed away September 25, 2007 surrounded by her family.

She was one of eight children born to John H. Starbuck and Martha Carrie Lee Tharp on August 18, 1916. She was born in Ridgeville, IN, and lived all her life in Muncie.

Faye was a member of the Southside Nazarene Church, the Local 287 and Warner Gear Sympathy Club. She was employed at Ball Brothers Excel Corp. and retired from Warner Gear after 30 years.

She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, quilting, and playing euchre with friends. She loved the outdoors, fishing, gardening, and watching wildlife. For 60 years she and her family spent many happy times together at their cottage on Lake Witmer at Wolcottville, IN.

She is survived by her husband of 73 years, Carl Edward parris; three sons, Sharry (wife-Deanna) Parris, Larry (wife-Sally) Parris, and Rudy (wife-Sharon) Parris; one sister, Doris Mock; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She is preceded in death by one son, Thomas Joseph Parris; three brothers, Edgor Starbuck, Robert Starbuck, and Elihu Clay (Sonny) Starbuck; three sisters, Rachel Sayers, Silva Davis, and Marguerite Ross.

Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, September 28, 2007 at Parson Mortuary with Rev. Keith Kelly officiating. Burial will follow at Elm Ridge Memorial Park. Friends may call from 5-8 p.m. on Thursday, September 27, 2007 and one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.


Married May 27, 1934




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