Mary Jane Parson, age 84, of Aurora, Missouri, passed away at 9:37 a.m. on Friday, November 17, 2017, at her daughter’s home. She was born March 31, 1933, in Aurora, Missouri, the daughter of Jasper and Sarah (Smith) Hadley.

Mary Jane was a 1951 graduate of Aurora High School. She was the office manager for Harding Glass in Aurora and attended the Aurora Baptist Temple.

She is survived by her daughter, Debra Brown and her husband, Paul and two grandchildren, Ian and Nikki Brown all of Verona.

Her parents, Jasper and Sarah, and son Steven Parson, preceded her in death.

A graveside service, under the direction of the Crafton-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Aurora, was held on Tuesday, November 21, 2017, at the Maple Park Cemetery in Aurora.

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