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Marion (Parnell) Hoch

July 21, 1932 ~ May 18, 2022 (age 89)

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Marion Parnell Hoch, 89, passed away peacefully with her loving family by her side on Wednesday May 18, 2022 at her home in Surfside Beach, South Carolina. She was born on July 21, 1932 in Lake City, South Carolina to the late James T. Wise & Ruth McCutcheon Rogers.

Along with her parents, Marion is reunited in passing with her sons, Edwin "Eddie" Parnell & Henry Swinson Parnell, Sr.; siblings, Billy Wise, JT Wise & Elaine Teal; and her son in-law, Dennis "Goober" Cribb.

Marion was a hardworking woman with a heart of gold. She relished time spent with family and making memories with friends. In her free time, Marion loved playing card games such as canasta, Sheng ji, bridge and rummy. She loved teaching her grandchildren how to play and passing along tips and tricks to each game. Marion found peace tending to her beautiful garden and caring for her flowers. The selfless and faithful person Marion truly was, attended First Presbyterian Church of Myrtle Beach for many years. She humbly dedicated her time, efforts and energy to Thornel Orphanage, where she had the honor of working for several years in the upstate. Above all else, Marion loved her family with her whole heart. She will be deeply missed and fondly remembered for her caring demeanor, love for her family and expertise in card games.

Left to cherish Marion’s memory are her children or as she affectionately referred to them as her “darlins’,” Kenneth Parnell and wife, Katie of Atlanta, GA, Gisele Cribb of Surfside Beach, Anna Marsh and husband, Gregg of Hemingway, SC & Roger Parnell and wife Mary of McClellanville, SC; grandchildren, Stephanie P Leach, Candace “Nikki” Reinike, Eddie Cribb, Adril O'Neal, Justin Marsh, Chelsea Cantey, Hank Parnell, Jr., Kegan Parnell, Patrick Tierney and Allison Tierney; fifteen great-grandchildren & two great-greatgrandchildren; sisters, Barbara McElveen & Geri Storm both of Myrtle Beach; as well as a multitude of nieces, nephews and cousins; a large, loving extended family and many supportive friends and neighbors.

A Celebration of Marion’s life will be held on Sunday May 22, 2022 at 2:00PM at the First Presbyterian Church of Myrtle Beach, 3810 Robert M Grissom Pkwy, Myrtle Beach, SC 29577. The family will gather at the church to greet friends from 1:00PM until the time of service. A Graveside service will be held the same day at Friend Field PH Church Cemetery, 2019 S Friendfield Rd, Scranton, SC 29591 at approximately 4:00PM.

At the request of the family, please consider memorial contributions in lieu of flowers. Memorial contributions may be made in Marion’s name to the church at the address listed above or to Thornwell Orphanage, 302 South Broad Street, Clinton, South Carolina 29325 or at,

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Burroughs Funeral Home & Cremation Services, (843-651-1440) is honored to assist the family.

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Celebration of Life
May 22, 2022

2:00 PM
First Presbyterian Church of Myrtle Beach (Myrtle Beach)

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