Mary Ruth Parrish (1926 - 2013)


Mary Ruth Parrish, 87, of Ocean Isle Beach, died Tuesday, Dec. 24, 2013, in Novant Health Brunswick Medical Center.
Mrs. Parrish was born Nov. 20, 1926, in Miami, a daughter of the late John Henry and Laura Mae George Jernigan.
Surviving are her two sons, Russell Parrish of Falls Church, Va., and Gary Parrish of Ocean Isle Beach; and five grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27, in Brunswick Funeral Service Chapel. Burial followed in Brunswick Memorial Gardens.
Casketbearers were Russell, Gary, Jason, Brent, Daniel and Andrew Parrish, and Terry Bowers.
The family requests in lieu of flowers, memorials be directed to Shallotte Presbyterian Church SPY Kids Program, P.O. Box 3256, Shallotte, NC 28459, in Mrs. Parrish's memory.
Private online condolences may be sent to the family at
Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte.
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Published in The Brunswick Beacon from Jan. 2 to Jan. 8, 2014