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Originally published: 2013-03-07 14:21:55
Last modified: 2013-03-07 14:21:55

Edith Odom Parrish

Edith Odom Parrish, 86, of Newland passed away Saturday, March 2, 2013, at Cannon Memorial Hospital.
A native of Avery county, she was born May 14, 1926, a daughter of the late Anderson and Julia Grogan Odom.
She was a member of the Church of Christ in Banner Elk.
Edith was a school teacher and enjoyed gardening and flowers.
Along with her parents, Edith was preceded in death by her: husband, Harry Lee Parrish; brother, David Odom; sister, Pearlene Perry.
A devoted wife and mother, Edith has left to cherish her memory her children, Harry Lee Parrish III of Newland, Cathy Haley and husband, Tim, of Charlotte, Steven Parrish and wife, Diana, of High Point; sister, Beulah Presnell of Lenoir; grandchildren, Dustin Sloop of High Point, Samuel Parrish of Greensboro, Meghan Parrish of Greensboro.
Funeral services for Edith Parrish were conducted 2 p.m Thursday, March 7, 2013,. at the Banner Elk Church of Christ with Pastor Don Iverson officiating. Interment followed in the Fork Mountain Cemetery.
The family receiveed friends for one hour prior to the services at the church.
Words of comfort and memories may be shared with the family and viewed at http://www.rsfh.net.
Reins-Sturdivant Funeral Home of Newland is serving the Parrish family.
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