Lois Parlette, 79
Lois R. “Sarge” Parlette, 79, of Cridersville, died at 10:45 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 16, 2012, at her residence.
She was born March 4, 1933, in Spencerville, the daughter of Mary (Brown) and John Bowers, who preceded her in death. On Sept. 4, 1954, she married James J. “Jim” Parlette, and he preceded her in death Nov. 19, 2009.
Surviving are a son, Jim (Bev) Parlette, of Wapakoneta; a daughter, Jody (Roger) Miller, of Wapakoneta; two grandsons, Jimmy (Brittany Hunnaman) Parlette, of Lima, and Allen (Kriston) Miller, of Cridersville; two great-grandsons, Brooks Taylor and Elijah Dekok; a great-granddaughter, Italy Miller; a brother, Donald (Gloria) Bowers, of Lima; a special niece, Eileen Sponsel, of Spencerville; and a sister-in-law, Jean Rader, of Lima.
She was preceded in death by a grandson, Roger Allen Miller II; four brothers, John Wesley Bowers, Homer Bowers, Dale Bowers, and Bobby Joe Bowers; and six sisters, Sylvia Richardson, Florence Caywood, Heelen Zimmerman, Marjorie Page, Thelma Bowers and Hazel Bowers.
Services are at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at St. Mathews Cemetery in Lima, the Rev. Jim Loughrin officiating. Burial will follow at the cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today at Chiles-Laman Funeral and Cremation Services, Shawnee Chapel, in Lima.
Contributions may be given to St. Ritas Hospice in Lima.