Mary Marinelli

Obituary of Mary Marinelli

Mary Louise Marinelli

Friars Point, MS

Mary Louise Marinelli, 89, co-owner and operator of M & F Grocery and Dry Goods along with her husband Tony and the Finimore family in Friars Point, MS, died January 22, 2018 at Walter B. Crook Nursing Home in Ruleville, MS. Visitation is Wednesday January 24, 2018, 10:00 - 11:00 A.M. at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale, MS. Funeral mass is 11:00 A.M. Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church in Clarksdale, MS with burial in the Riverside Cemetery in Friars Point, MS. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS is handling the arrangements.

Mrs. Marinelli was a member of the VFW Ladies Auxiliary. She was a member of St. Cecilia Catholic Church of Friars Point, MS then joined St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. She loved gardening, was an avid stamp and coin collector and collected any historical memorabilia. She and her husband Tony loved entertaining the Friars Point community.

Survivors include her sister Lena Mae Spaggiari (James) of Clarksdale, MS and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband Tony Marinelli; parents Arch and Lena Black Murphree; brothers Jessie Murphree and Arch Murphree, Jr. and sister Rose Ellen Murphree.

The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to Louise Henry, Lena Jackson and the staff at Walter B. Crook Nursing Home for their love and care.