Marshall Paul Parsley, 73, of Murfreesboro, passed away on July 26 at Vanderbilt University Medical Center.
He was a native of Warren County but resided in Rutherford County for the past 12 years. Mr. Parsley served in the United States Marine Corp and was a retired mechanical engineer.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jewell and Mary Dodd Parsley; and two sisters, Odell McCord and Della Patton. He is survived by his wife, Betty Brewer Parsley of Murfreesboro; sons, Marshall D. Parsley of Murfreesboro and Anthony Jewell Parsley of Manchester; daughters, Leisa Carrol Parsley Cantrell of Cuba, Mo., and Paula Michelle Restis of Costa Maca, Calif.; stepsons, James Brewer of Murfreesboro, Steven Brewer of Mt. Dora, Florida and Alan Brewer of Cool Springs; stepdaughter, Patricia Raburn of Michigan; sisters, Dottie Knutson of Iowa and Delilah Youngblood of McMinnville; 10 grandchildren, seven step-grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation with the family was held Thursday at Jennings & Ayers Funeral Home; 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro. Please leave condolences at www.jenningsandayers.com.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) July 29, 2011