Kathryn P. Parrish

Published 1:44 pm Thursday, May 28, 2020

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COURTLAND — Kathryn Payne Parrish, 98, widow of Frank Roland Parrish, passed away on May 27, 2020, in Accordius Health at Courtland.

Kathryn P. Parrish

Kathryn was a native of Murfreesboro, North Carolina, and was a daughter of the late Paul Douglas Payne and Katie Boyett Payne. She was also predeceased by a son, Frank R. Parrish Jr.; three sisters, Margarite Pierce, Alice McDonald and Eleanor Williams; and a brother, Fred Payne.

Kathryn was a graduate of Murfreesboro High School and attended Chowan College.

She was a devoted Christian and a member of Victory Baptist Church in Courland.

Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Kay P. Grovesteen (Lon) and Anne P. Cole (Perry); three sons, John M. Parrish (Phyllis), Stephen F. Parrish and Tim B. Parrish (Mary); 13 grandchildren; 36 great-grandchildren; and six great-great grandchildren.

The family would like to thank the staff of Accordius Health at Courtland and her hospice nurse, Joyce.

A Going Home Celebration will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, June 1, at Riverside Cemetery in Murfreesboro with Pastor Chris Wallace officiating.

The family suggests that memorial donations be made to Courtland Rescue Squad or Courtland Fire Department.