Services for Mary Jo Parham, 83, of Roswell, who passed away Saturday, Dec. 11, 2010, will be held at the Central Church of the Nazarene, Building, 901 E. Country Club Road, at 2 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 29, 2011, with the Rev. Randy Elftman officiating. Mary Jo was born Oct. 2, 1927, in Byers, Okla., to Albert and Rose Lee Colvin.
She married David Parham Oct. 28, 1965, and had been married 45 wonderful years. Mary was preceded in death by her parents, her son Robert Tyler, four brothers and one sister. Mary Jo is survived by her son, Carl Tyler, and his wife, Janis, of Phoenix; her daughter, Casandra Joyce Curon, and husband, Ernie, of Albuquerque; Tanya Ladden, of Shelbyville, Ky.; Clarissa Smith, of Albuquerque; Kimberly Pflug, and her husband, John, of Valley Springs, Calif.; and her sister, June McClure, and husband, Ron, of Roswell. She is also survived by 15 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, and six great-greatgrandchildren.
In March 1958, Mary Jo dedicated her life to Christ and was baptized. She was a true Christian woman until her death. Special thanks to Casey Tays, Shazlyn Crane and Jeanna Winkler for all your loving kindness. Any donations in her name are requested to be to any orphans home of the donorâ€™s choice.