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Melva PARRISH

Baptist Ford (Greenland) Cemetery
Washington County,
Arkansas

Huebert
April 7, 1920 - June 23, 2014

*Obituary
Northwest Arkansas Times
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

FAYETTEVILLE — James "Huebert" Parrish, 94, of Fayetteville went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 23, 2014, at Willard Walker Hospice Home. Huebert was born April 7, 1920, in the Blackburn Community, near Winslow, Ark., to James Parrish and Mary Davis Parrish.

He worked for many years at Pillsbury Feed and then Fox Deluxe as a chicken doctor.

Huebert and his wide, Melva, owned and operated Parrish Grocery for several years. He retired from the United States Postal Service as a mail carrier.

Huebert was a member for many years at Sang Avenue Baptist Church where he was a member of The Woodshed Quartet.

He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 74 years, Melva Parrish; son, Darrell Parrish; six sisters; and four brothers.

Survivors include his son, Wayne Parrish and wife, Frances, of Fayetteville; daughter, Darlene Counts and husband, Robert Wayne, of West Fork; daughter-in-law, Linda Parrish of Farmington; and brother, Lambert Parrish of Fayetteville. He was blessed with six grandchildren, Dianne Omohundro, Michael Parrish, Bradley Parrish, Kristi Parrish, Darin Parrish and Chad Parrish; and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 26, 2014, at Beard's Funeral Chapel from 5-7 p.m.

A funeral service will be held at Sang Avenue Baptist Church on Friday at 10 a.m., with Pastar Paul Dennis officiating and Avery Minor, T.O. Spicer and Dennis Artman assisting. Burial will follow at Baptist Ford Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.beardsfuneralchapel.com.

Melva
October 16, 1921 - April 23, 2014

*Obituary
Northwest Arkansas Times
Friday, April 25, 2014

FAYETTEVILLE — Melva Landelius Parrish, 92, of Fayetteville passed away April 23, 2014, at Willard Walker Hospice Home. She was born Oct. 16, 1921, in the Bethlehem community near Blackburn, Ark., to O.G. and Cleo Landelius.

She was a homemaker and a member of Sang Avenue Baptist Church in Fayetteville. She worked many years for the Oberman Garment Factory and retired as a cafeteria worker from Ramay Junior High School.

She was preceded in death by her son, Darrell Parrish.

Survivors include her husband of 74 years, Huebert Parrish; one son, Wayne Parrish and wife, Frances, of Fayetteville; one daughter, Darlene Counts and husband, Robert Wayne Counts, of West Fork; and daughter-in-law, Linda Parrish of Farmington. She was blessed with six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, April 26, 2014, at Beards Funeral Chapel.

A funeral service will be held Monday at Sang Avenue Baptist Church, 1425 N. Sang Ave., Fayetteville. AR 72703, at 2 p.m. with Paul Dennis and Avery Minor officiating. Burial will follow at Baptist Ford Cemetery.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.beardsfuneralchapel.com.

Married March 4, 1940

Contributed on 8/10/15 by wfields55
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Submitted: 8/10/15 • Approved: 8/16/15 • Last Updated: 8/19/15 • R1092127-G1092126-S3

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