Patsy Ruth Hardung Parent


Patsy Ruth Hardung Parent, 65, of Kiowa, Okla., formerly of Cuero and Palacios, suffered a diabetic stroke Jan. 7, 2013 and passed away April 13, 2013.
She was born on a hot, sunny day July 27, 1948 in Magnolia, Texas to WG “Buck” and Ruth Hardung. She graduated Palacios High School in 1967. She was a 25 year member of Order of the Eastern Star and served as worthy matron for 23 years.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 30 years, Jesse Vernon Parent Sr.; her parents; brother, Robert E. “Bob” Kupka; and sister, Elizabeth Ann (Clifton) Hardung.
Patsy is survived by her sisters, Lucy Earlene Crawley of Cuero, Norma Collier of Alabama, and Wanda Thompson of Alabama; niece, Valletta Collier of Alabama; nephews, Wade S. Collier of Alabama, Allen Crawley and Mark Crawley of Cuero, James Thompson of Mississippi and W. Greg Thompson of Alabama; great-nieces, Kelsie Crawley, Taylor Thompson and Ci-Ana Thompson of Mississippi and Zoe Isabella Collier of Alabama; great-nephews, Dakota and Tyler Crawley of Mississippi.
Burial was at Pine Top Cemetery in Pittsburg, Okla. Her uncle-in-law, the Rev. Loman Parent, officiated.
Honorary pallbearers were her nephews.
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