Agnes L. Pardee

January 19, 1909 ‒ March 20, 2008

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Agnes L. Pardee, age 99, of Mount Vernon passed away on Thursday evening, March 20, 2008 at the Whispering Hills Nursing Home in Mount Vernon.

She was born on January 19, 1909 in Rochelle, Illinois, a daughter of the late Zara and Ruby I. (Furman) Krom.

Agnes was a former pianist for the Ruth Harris Dancing School. She enjoyed swimming, going for walks and doing crossword puzzles. Agnes was also an avid sports fan and could always be found in the stands at her grandchildren’s sporting events when they were growing up.

Agnes is survived by her daughter, Emry A. Quinn of Oakwood, Ohio; her grandchildren, Mike (Kathy) Nisky, Jenny (Tim) Poulos, and Maggie (Greg) Spikes; her beloved great grandson, Garrett Spikes; and her son-in-law, Steve Nisky.

In addition to her parents, Agnes was preceded in death by her husband, Edward Pardee.

In following with Agnes’ wish, she will be cremated and the family will have a private service at a later date.

The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home in Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Mrs. Pardee.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Knox County Humane Society, Cat Shelter, 400 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050 or to the Dog Shelter, 285 Columbus Road, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050.

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