Marilyn Ann Rourk
Marilyn Ann Rourk
  • February 9, 1939 - June 29, 2015
  • Dallas, North Carolina

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Marilyn Ann Rourk, 76, went home to be with the Lord on June 29, 2015. She was born in Floyd County, GA on February 9, 1939 to the late Merle and Louise (Bing) DeParlier. Marilyn was an avid gardener and had a abounding love of animals.
Marilyn leaves behind her memory to cherish, four children, Susan New and husband Marty of Hampton, GA, Tammy Holloman and husband, Wayne of Palmetto, GA, Barbara Lytle and husband Rick of Indian Trail, NC, Robert Horne and wife Denise of Lancaster, SC; step-son, Gary Rourk; sister, Nita DeParlier of Silver Creek, GA; twelve grandchildren; thirteen great-grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; one adopted daughter.
Marilyn was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Rourk, one son, two brothers, Charles DeParlier and Jacky DeParlier; and step-son, Michael Rourk.
A celebration of her life will be held at 3:00 PM, Thursday, July 2, 2015 at Carothers Funeral Home in Stanley.
The family will receive friends from 1:30pm-3:00pm prior to the service at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Children Hospital or Tri-County Animal Rescue.
Condolences may be sent to the family at
Carothers Funeral Home in Stanley is serving the Rourk family.