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Cleveland Funeral Home Chapel
Saturday March 10th, 2018
10:00am - 11:00am

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Ruleville Baptist Church
Saturday March 10th, 2018

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Marilyn Ann East


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 www.clevelandfuneralhome.net.

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Rest In Peace, cousin . I didnt know you well because of miles and age, but I do know you were a loving mother and teacher. Im sure Uncle Leeroy and Aunt Anniemay have welcomed you into the glow of Jesus Christs love.

Jim and Wanda Palmer Mar 10 2018 12:00 AM

Mrs. East was one of my all time favorite teachers She inspired me to want to teach, an I did just that. I had the plesure of working with her at Drew High school. Rest in Peace Sweet lady. God bless.

Angela Gray-Groves Mar 8 2018 12:00 AM

That is very sweet, thank you.

Allison Latture Mar 5 2018 12:00 AM

Thank you so much.

Allison Latture Mar 5 2018 12:00 AM

Marilyn was my Friend and Sunday School teacher when our children were growing up together. I will always remember her as one of the finest women I have ever known, a class act. Robert and Allison, please know that Kim, Mandy, Tim and I send our sympathy and prayers.
Beckey Neal

Beckey Neal Mar 4 2018 12:00 AM

Allison and Robert, so sorry to hear of your mothers death. She was such a lovely person. God bless you.
Lynn Shurden

Lynn Shurden Mar 4 2018 12:00 AM

Robert, I regret to hear of your Mothers death. My prayers are with you and your family.

Dan West Mar 3 2018 12:00 AM

Marilyn and I spent a lot of FaceTime visiting from Texas. Thankful no more suffering

Your friend Ann Francis Mar 3 2018 12:00 AM

Spent Facebook time with my friend often. Thankful no more suffering

Your friend Ann Francis Mar 3 2018 12:00 AM

May she rest in peace.

Chris Balducci Mar 2 2018 12:00 AM