SIKESTON - Susan Gayle Friend, 52, died at 10:30 a.m. May 15, 2002, at Missouri Delta Medical Center.
Born Feb. 16, 1950, in Sikeston, daughter of Patricia Glass Parmenter of Sikeston and the late Leroy Parmenter, she was a surgical technician at the Ferguson Medical Group and member of Murray Lane Baptist Church.
On May 11, 1979, in Sikeston, she married David G. Friend who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons, Patrick Noal Miller and Brent Douglas Friend of St. Louis; one daughter, Kristin Leigh Friend of Columbia; and three brothers, Sam Parmenter of Sikeston, Paul Parmenter of St. Louis and Joel Parmenter of Anchorage, Alaska.
Graveside services were conducted at 10 a.m. today at Garden of Memories Cemetery with her uncle, the Rev. Wiley McGee of Puxico, officiating.
Memorial contributions may be sent to:
the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation
225 S. Meramec, Suite 400
St. Louis, Mo. 63105
American Cancer Society
201 N. New Madrid
Sikeston, Mo. 63801