Donna Jean Parrish Fogle, 89, of Caldwell, Ohio, died Tuesday (March 4, 2014) at Highland Oaks Health Center in McConnelsville.
She was born Aug. 15, 1924, in Caldwell, daughter of the late Lee and Nellie Drake Parrish. She was a 1942 graduate of Caldwell High School, and she retired in 1991 from Kardex after 27 years of service. She was a member of the Main Street Church of Christ in Caldwell, and she enjoyed gardening, reading, baking pies, and shopping with Aunt Mae and Joyce.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Richard Dale Fogle, whom she married in 1942, and who died March 15, 2000; her siblings, her twin brother, Don Parrish, Nellie Mae Parrish Beckett, Eleanor Parrish Sayre, and Earl, Ivan, and Charles Parrish; one nephew, Robert Sayre; and her angel, her great-granddaughter, Ava Cole Nichols.
She is survived by her children, Beverly (Darius) Scott Chapman of Stockport, Joyce Schott of Knoxville, Tennessee, Ed (Cindy) Fogle of Marietta, Pam (Bill) Davis of McConnelsville, and Nannette (Mark) Sampson of Beverly; two nieces, Delores Beckett of Caldwell and Betty Sayre Merry of Bidwell; three sisters-in-law, Thelma Fogle and Ruth Fogle, both of Caldwell, and Helen Fogle of Salesville; 12 grandchildren; seven step-grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 24 stepgreat-grandchildren; and 19 stepgreat-great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday (March 6, 2014) at McVay-Perkins Funeral Home, 416 East St., Caldwell, where the funeral service will be observed at 11 a.m. Friday (March 7). Burial will follow in Olive Cemetery in Caldwell. An online guestbook may be signed at www.mcvay-perkins.com