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Margaret Parrish Harston

Obituary for Margaret Parrish Harston

December 30, 1935 - March 25, 2021
Indianapolis, Indiana | Age 85


Margaret Parrish Harston was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and friend. She passed away at the age of 85 on March 25, 2021. She was born to the late Larry and Iva Parrish in Holland, KY on December 30, 1935. She married her high school sweetheart, S.C. Harston, in Scottsville, KY in 1955 and moved to Indianapolis shortly thereafter to begin their life together.

Margaret worked at Wanamaker Elementary School for over 15 years. She also was an active member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. She was a gifted piano player and was the church pianist for over 40 years. She loved to stay busy and enjoyed gardening, reading, quilting, cooking, and spending time with her family. She was loved and will be missed by all.

She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, brothers and sister.

She is survived by her 4 children, Mark (Val) Harston, Rebecca Harston, Matthew (Sandra) Harston, Melissa (Greg) Shy; 4 grandchildren, Emily (Ben) Hale, A.J. (Autumn) Harston, Katie Harder and Robert (Janette) Harston; and 5 great-grandchildren, Abel, Oliver, Abram, Adam, and Raelyn.

Visitation will be held Sunday, March 28th from 1:00 – 3:00 pm at Wilson St. Pierre Funeral Service & Crematory, Franklin Township Chapel 5950 E. Thompson Road with a funeral service at 3:00 pm.

A graveside service is scheduled for 1:00 (Central time), Monday, March 29 at Holland Missionary Baptist Cemetery, Holland, Kentucky.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or Bethel Missionary Baptist Church 222 East Epler Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46227

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