Betty J. Prather Parrish, age
81, of LaBelle, Florida, formerly of Somerset, passed from this
life on Monday, February 29, 2016, in Fort Myers, Florida.
born on August 23, 1934, in Somerset, daughter of the late
Charles and Zora Eaton Prather.
was of the Baptist faith.
Betty enjoyed her
time spent with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her
daughters, Betty Jean Watkins and Lynette Parrish, of LaBelle,
Florida; her brother, Henry R. (and Freda) Prather, of
Shelbyville, Indiana; her sister, Sue Prather Hawk, of Somerset;
eighteen grandchildren; nineteen great-grandchildren; and a host
of nieces and nephews.
Preceding Betty in death are
her parents; her first husband, Cecil Jones; her second husband,
John Parrish; her sons, Jimmy Jones and Johnny Parrish; her
daughters, Kaye Jones Capling and Trudy Parrish; her brothers,
Bill Prather and Earl Prather; and her sisters, Marie Ping,
Peggy Slavey and Kaye Grundy.
Visitation will be on Friday, March 4, 2016, after 11:00 a.m.,
in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.
funeral service will follow the visitation at 2:00 p.m., in the
funeral home chapel, with Bro. Henry Prather officiating.
Burial will be in
Grave Hill Cemetery, in Tateville.
be Dustin Turner, Randy Wheet, Pearl “Twig” Campbell, Ronnie
Soard, George Bullock and Adam Grundy.
Southern Oaks Funeral Home is
in charge of arrangements.