Verla Lee Parkhurst
Verla Lee Parkhurst, 58, of Petersburg, died at 11:18 pm, Monday, September 19, 2016 at her home. She was born June 10, 1958 in Bloomington, to Fred and Marjorie Smith Selby. She married William Bryan Parkhurst, Jr. on December 19, 1981 and he survives.
Also surviving are two daughters, Angela (Dale) Phillips of Sherman and Rachelle (Devin) Knau of O’Fallon; four grandchildren Kolby & Colton Phillips and Stella & Scarlett Knau; Siblings, Fred Selby of Florida, Andy (Barb) Selby of Sherman, Wayne Selby of Alabama, Penny (James) Newman of CA and Cara (Rick) Morris of Virginia and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was preceded in death by her parents; one brother, Mel Selby and two sisters, Cindy Selby and Carol Ray.
Verla was a graduate of Lanphier High School and worked as an Executive for the State of Illinois. Her passion was her family.
Visitation: 4-7 pm, Thursday, September 22, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home-Springfield.
Funeral Service: 10 am, Friday, September 23, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home with Reverend Mark Gifford officiating. Burial will follow at Indian Point Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital.