News Death Notice
PARRISH, Betty Ellen age 90, formerly of West Milton passed away on Monday, May 13, 2013 at Koester Pavilion, Troy. She was born December 13, 1922 in London, Ohio. Preceded in death by her parents Charles and Ella Mae (Sanders) Terry, beloved husband Joseph Parrish, infant son Lloyd David Thorne, sister Charlotte Ann (Terry) Theil, brother Charles Lewis Terry. She is survived by her loving family, daughter and son-in-law Carol and Bill Shortridge-Sebring, Florida, son and daughter-in-law Doug and Kathy Thorne-Xenia,OH., daughter and son-in-law Connie and LeRoy Smith-Laura,OH., 12 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren. Betty was a longtime member of West Milton Lion's Club and West Milton United Church of Christ. She enjoyed her doll collection, puppies, sewing/crafts, flowers, travel to Taiwan with Lion's Club, crocheting, canning beets, water lilies and coy in their ponds. Funeral services will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Friday, May 17, 2013 at the Hale-Sarver Family Funeral Home, 284 N. Miami Street, West Milton with Pastor Mark Moore officiating. Friends may call on Friday one hour prior to the service (5:00-6:00) P.M. at Hale-Sarver. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Jude's Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Department 142, Memphis,TN., 38148.