PARRISH, BERNIECE COOMER, was born in Chicago, IL on January 23, 1927 to Amos and Milda Baker Coomer.She passed away January 15, 2013.
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The family moved to Columbia, Adair Co., KY when she was a small child and moved to Louisville in 1948.
She was a member of St. Luke United Methodist Church, the Falls City Model A Ford Club and was retired from Sears.
Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her granddaughter, Kasey Savanah Parrish; and sisters, Aline Coomer, Ernestine Morris, Avon Wroble and Patricia Mayfield; and a nephew Jason Cravens.
After retiring she and John traveled to 48 states, Canada and Mexico. They enjoyed seeing the country and making new friends. Berniece was a loving wife, mother and friend to many and known as Aunt Bea to her nieces and nephews.
She is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, John D. Parrish; sons, John D., Jr. (Selina) and Kevin M. Parrish (Debbie); granddaughter, Kristin Worthen (Jeff); great-granddaughter, Harper Elaine Worthen; sister, Sue Wadas; and several nieces and nephews.
The family would like to express a special thank you to Dr. Michael Needleman and staff and Dr. John Horlander for their interest, concern and care.
Her funeral service will be 1 p.m. Friday at Embry-Bosse Funeral Home, 2723 Preston Hwy. with burial in Evergreen Cemetery. Visitation will be 2-8 p.m. Thursday and after 10 a.m. Friday.
Memorial gifts may be made to The Kentucky United Methodist Homes for Children & Youth, P.O. Box 749, Versailles, KY, 40383.
Embry-Bosse Funeral Home
2723 PRESTON HWY
Louisville, KY 40217-2428
Published in The Courier-Journal on Jan. 17, 2013