Eldora E. Parnell


Eldora E. Parnell Obituary
A Celebration of a Great Life.
The Parnell family is sad to announce the passing of Eldora E. Parnell Eldora was born March 2nd of 1924 in Stigler, Oklahoma to proud parents Geneva & Theodore Doremus. She was the eldest child of 5 with 4 younger brothers Thedore Jr., Clearence, David and Richard.
Mama met daddy in late 1941 and the first of their 21 children were born in 1942. From their union came James (Linda) Parnell Jr., Vallery (Ed) Cox, Marie(Gerald) Upshaw, Bill Parnell, Charlotte (Bill) Paturno, Christen (Bill) Richards, Elledie (Ted) Flom, Charlie Parnell, Wannetta (Kurt) Hylton, Gail (Tim) Newport, Dona McCaine, Steve (Zoey) Parnell, Joyce (Rod) Hubbard and predeceased children; Ed Parnell, Robert Parnell, Peggy Parnell, and Teri Parnell. From this came a multitude of grandchildren, great grandchildren, and great great grandchildren.
Mother was a "getter done" kind of person, and a caring and thoughtful person that lived her life to the fullest. Always concerned and caring for all that was around her. No words can truly describe the life this woman lived and mark she has left on the earth.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Sept. 6, 2015
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