Patricia Gayle Dogan Parnell
Funeral Date: 12/7/2013

Patricia Gayle Dogan Parnell, age 79, of Warren, Arkansas died Friday November 29, at Greenbrier Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Greenbrier, Arkansas. Born August 31, 1934 in Scobey, Mississippi to the late William A. Dogan and Billie Scarborough Dogan Chatham, she was a retired school teacher with the Warren School district, a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the widow of the late Perry William Parnell who preceded her in death in 1992. They were united in marriage August 29, 1954. Survivors include two sons Pete Parnell of Lonoke County, Arkansas and Dr. Philip (JoAnn) Parnell of Wahpeton, North Dakota. Other survivors include three grandchildren, all of North Dakota: Jonathan Parnell, Sara Parnell and Emily Gayle Parnell. She is also survived by an uncle, Duke Scarborough of Glendora, California. Graveside services were held at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday December 7, at Oakland Cemetery in Warren with Rev. Philip Faris officiating. Active pallbearers were John Richardson, Johnny McBee, Norman Word and Sterling McBee. Honorary pallbearers were Buddy McCaskill, Bill Powell, Jonathan Parnell, Sara Parnell and Emily Parnell. Arrangements were by Frazerís Funeral Home.



Name: Sandy Ballentine Gavin
Message: Ms. Pat was a wonderful teacher and touched many kids lives in her career as a teacher.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: Pete and Philip, I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. You all are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Alice Trantham Hill
Message: So sorry for your loss. Thinking of you all.

Name: Vivian Bernotas
Message: Thinking of you at this difficult time. On behalf of the entire NDSCS family we offer our sincere and heartfelt sympathy.

Name: Tonya Stokka
Message: Phillip & Family, So sorry about the passing of your mom. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Norman Word
Message: So sorry to hear about Mrs. Pat. She will be missed, & you all are in my prayers.

Name: Maylon Rice
Message: Pete and Phillip I was sad to hear of your mom's passing. She was a fine lady and a friend to many of us kids way back when. You are in my prayers.

Name: Jana Durmon Mayo
Message: Pete, I would love to see you. We missed you so at the reunion. I am so sorry for your loss of your mother. I pray the peace of Christ over you and your family. Much love, Jana

Name: French & Judy Thornton Wynne
Message: Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Name: Catreninia York

Name: Tina Battles

Name: Tammy Evans Hensley

Name: Jamie Hughes Smith
Message: Ms. Pat was one of my favorite teachers in school. I absolutely loved her. I hated to read she had passed away. Thoughts and prayers to Pete and Phillip.

Name: Tim Parker
Message: She sometimes substitute taught for Mrs. Leslie. I always liked her as she was a kind lady!

Name: Retha Sawyer
Message: Pete and Philip, was so sorry to hear of the loss of "Miss Pat." Saw her in Warren some months ago, had a nice chat, recalling my mom, and our days in band and choir. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

Name: Joy Quimby Stearns
Message: Although I did not know Pat or Perry Parnell, I was very fond of visiting Aunt Ruth Parnell who lived with Bernice and Johnny Hutchinson & John Wayne & Richard in Ft. Worth in the mid-1960's. Aunt Ruth and my grandmother, Susan Emily Powell Quimby, were half-sisters. Sorry to hear of her death.

Name: Joy Quimby Stearns
Message: I did not share my e-mail address which follows regarding Pat Parnell.