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Marilyn Ann East

February 27, 1940 — March 2, 2018


FRISCO - Marilyn Ann Petrie East, age 78, of Frisco, TX formerly of Ruleville, MS, passed away on Friday, March 2, 2018 at the Medical City Frisco Hospital.

Visitation will be held Saturday, March 10, 2018 from 10:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Ruleville Baptist Church. Funeral Services will follow at 11:00 AM in the Ruleville Baptist Church Sanctuary. Burial will be in Lehrton Cemetery Ruleville, MS

Reverend Higdon Herrington and Reverend Robert Haney will officiate the service.

Marilyn was born on February 27, 1940 to LeeRoy and Annie Mae (Boyles) Petrie in Cleveland, MS.  She was a graduate of Ruleville High School. Marilyn received a Bachelor’s Degree from Mississippi College and her Master’s Degree from the University of Southern Mississippi. Marilyn taught at the high school and College level in Math for 30 years. After her retirement she was a consultant for JBHM Education Group.   Marilyn was a member of Ruleville Baptist Church where she served in the hand bell choir and as a Sunday School teacher.

She is survived by daughter, Allison East Latture and son-in law Brian Latture, of Frisco, TX; son, Robert East and daughter-in-law Lindsay East, and grandchildren Jacob and Hollan East of Winter Garden, Florida.

Pallbearers will be Scott Eubanks, Maury Eubanks, Wade Eubanks, Knox Eubanks, William Alexander and Frankie Chandler.

Cleveland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online guest register may be viewed and signed at

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Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, March 10, 2018

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel

3463 Hwy 8, Cleveland, MS 38732

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Funeral Service

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Ruleville Baptist Church

364 N Ruby Ave, Ruleville, MS 38771

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