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Dorothy J. Parnell

d. August 25, 2021

Mrs. Dorothy J. Parnell, age 78, of Murray, Kentucky, died on, Wednesday, August 25, 2021, at Spring Creek Healthcare in Murray, Kentucky.

She is retired from Facilities Management at Murray State University; she was of Catholic Faith.

Dorothy was born in Hickman, Kentucky on June 4, 1943, to the late H.B. Parnell and Maxine Sutton Parnell.

She is preceded in death by two brothers, Harvey W. Parnell, and Lewis D. Parnell.

Dorothy is survived by one daughter, Shondi R. Bailey and husband Tom of Murray, Kentucky; two sisters, Rachel Dingess and Ceni Dingess both of Man, West Virginia; one brother, Herb Parnell and wife Jane of Derry, New Hampshire; one grandchild, Joshua T. Bailey of Murray, Kentucky. Several nieces and nephews also survive.

No services are scheduled at this time

Expressions of sympathy may be made to St Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38101.

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