Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday at Aikins-Farmer Funeral Home in Metropolis with Rev. Jerry Parr officiating. Burial will follow at Temple Hill Cemetery.
Mary was a member of Powers United Methodist Church of Metropolis and was a loving wife, mother and grandmother.
Mary is survived by her husband of over 70 years, Crait Parr; five children, Don Parr and wife Judy of Metropolis and Jerry Parr and wife Carol, Mike Parr and wife Lisa, Debbie Gallo and husband Ron and Rick Parr and wife Carla, all of Temple Hill; 14 grandchildren; 33 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two sisters, Vera Kirkpatrick and husband Kirk and Verneita Simmons and husband Don; one brother, Joe LaRue and wife Dianna; one sister-in-law, Earlene LaRue; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Nellie Davis LaRue; her stepmother, Ruby LaRue; one brother, Charlie LaRue; and one grandson, Kevin Parr.
Visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at the funeral home.