MINEOLA - A memorial service for Marsha K Parrish-Smith, 64, resident of the Mineola and Tyler areas, will be held September 16 at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Mineola’s Family Center with Dr. Mark Neely officiating. She will also be remembered at Our Savior’s Lutheran Church in Tyler in the 10 a.m. Sunday, September 17 worship service with Pastor Mark Braaten officiating.
Mrs. Smith died Saturday, September 2, 2017, in a Tyler hospital. She was born in 1953 in Gladewater to B.A. and Grace Parrish.
She was preceded in death by her father, B.A. Parrish.
Survivors include her husband, Grant Smith, Mineola; mother, Grace Parrish, Mineola; her brother, Michael Parrish, Dallas as well as nieces, nephews and extended family.
The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas has been entrusted with Marsha’s remains for medical teaching and research.
In lieu of floral tributes, memorials may be directed to local libraries, charities or Our Savior’s Lutheran Church, Tyler, 4900 Kinsey Drive, 75703, attention Memorial Fund.