Marilyn L. (Long) Parish

October 15, 1935 ~ April 4, 2022 (age 86)


Marilyn L. Parish, 86, of Churubusco, passed away on April 4, 2022, at Kingston Care Center in Fort Wayne.

She was born on October 15, 1935, in Fort Wayne, to the late Nelson and Sarah (Bolbey) Arnold.

On October 20, 1956, she married Brian L. Parish in Churubusco.

Marilyn graduated from Huntertown High School in 1955. She was a charter member of Good News Baptist Church and a Sunday school teacher. She was a track star in high school. Marilyn loved horses, cats, German shepherds, fishing, camping, canning, gardening, and flying with her husband in their plane.

She worked at Churubusco Super Value for 5 years and previously worked at Joann Fabrics in Fort Wayne.

Marilyn is survived by her husband of 66 years, Brian L. Parish; two daughters, Dianna Parish-Crumpacker and Karen Clark; a son, Monte Parish; four grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by three brothers, Wayne, Raymond Long and George Brockerman.

The funeral will be 10 a.m. on Tuesday, April 12, 2022, at Good News Baptist Church, 812 Anderson Road Churubusco, IN 46723, with calling one hour prior to service from 9 to 10 a.m. at the church.

Visitation will be on Monday, April 11, 2022, from 4 to 8 p.m. at the church.

Memorials to Good News Baptist Church or Child Evangelism Ministries 1430 S. 450 E. Pierceton, IN 46562.

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April 11, 2022

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Good News Baptist Church (Anderson Road Churubusco)

Funeral Service
April 12, 2022

10:00 AM
Good News Baptist Church (Anderson Road Churubusco)

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