Mary Rita Parnell
Mary Rita Parnell (nee Durkin), 74, of Cold Spring, KY (formerly of Alexandria, KY) passed peacefully at home in presence of family on Tuesday, February 24, 2015. She was a member of Saint Mary Parish and Senior Club, J-Club, Newport Elks Lodge # 273 Ladies Auxiliary, Alexandria Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, American Legion Ladies Auxiliary and the Red Hat Society. Rita was preceded in death by her parents, John and Dee Durkin and a brother, Jerry Durkin. She is survived by her husband, Thomas "Tom" Parnell of Cold Spring; daughters, Lisa (Russ) Thacker of Cold Spring and Lori (Todd) Sayers of Alexandria; grandson, Thomas Sayers; sister, Carol Miller of Crestview and several nieces and nephews. Visitation 9:30 AM – 11:45 AM Saturday, February 28, 2015 at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church with Mass of Christian Burial following at 12:00 PM. Interment will be in the Saint Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Alexandria Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Memorials are requested to Saint Mary School Tuition Assistance Program, 9 S. Jefferson St., Alexandria, KY 41001 or to Saint Mary Parish, 8246 E Main St, Alexandria, KY 41001.