Mount Vernon News
  • Marie Troyer Luft

  • April 24, 2010

MOUNT VERNON — Marie Troyer Luft, 83, of Mount Vernon died April 22, 2010, at her residence.

She was born Aug. 10, 1926, in Holmesville to Forrest P. and Esther F. (Crawford) Parsons. Marie was a member of the Central Church of Christ.

She is survived by her daughters, Shirley A. (Dennis) Carrington of Mount Vernon and Mildred E. (Lowell) Sivey of Fredericktown; brothers, Charles (Helen) Parsons of Mosier, Ore., Forrest Parsons of Winterset, Iowa, Leland (Kathy) Parsons of Ravenna and Lawrence Parsons of Cardington; sisters, Mona Fortune of Shreve and Faye Leckrone of Wooster; grandchildren, Jeffrey (Rochelle) Shackle of Butler, Gail Cline of Mount Vernon, Dawn Jenney of Silver Spring, Md., Jacqueline (Todd) Regan of Mesa, Ariz.; four great-grandsons; and four great-granddaughters.

Marie was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Sylvannus M. Troyer and Lawrence L. Luft, daughter, Marilyn Troyer; sister, Esther Jarvis; and brother, Ray Parsons.

Friends may call on Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Dilley-Lasater Funeral Home, 212 N. Main St., Mount Vernon, where funeral services will be held Monday at 11 a.m. with Evangelist Matthew McManaway officiating. Burial will follow in Mount Vernon Memorial Gardens.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Knox County, 17700 Coshocton Road, Mount Vernon, OH 43050. To express a condolence or share a memory with the Luft family, please visit



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