Rita Ann Parker Parrish, 72, passed away on Sunday, July 4, 2021. She was born in Mecklenburg County, daughter of the late Willie Fleet Parker and Mary Elizabeth Armstrong Parker Gray. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her step-father, Winfield Gray; and her sister, Kay Murphy.
Rita is survived by her husband, John Wesley Parrish; her daughter, Beth Parrish, her son, Wes Parrish; her granddaughter, Madison Parrish; and her grandson, Caleb Parrish.
A memorial service to celebrate Rita's life will be held on at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at the Woodlawn Chapel of Woodlawn Funeral Home, Mount Holly. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Childrens Research Hospitals by visiting www.stjude.org.
Condolence messages may be sent to the family by visiting www.woodlawnfuneral.org. Woodlawn Funeral Home of Mount Holly is caring for Rita's family.
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