Lilli B. Parry

LILLI B. PARRY OF PHOENIXVILLE Lilli "Lil" B. (Parker) Parry completed her journey in life peaceably at home on June 12, 2012. Partner, friend, loving wife and soul mate to her husband Fred - they lived a lively and exciting life together for 56 years. A devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother to two devoted daughters: Lyn Faith, wife of Rick Gibson, of LaPlata, MD and Mary Beth, wife of Frank Arnold of Franklington, NC; two granddaughters: Laura, wife of Ryan Boyle, of Stuttgart, Germany and Meredith Arnold, of Franklington, NC; two great grandsons: Jackson and Bryce Boyle, of Stuttgart, Germany. Lil grew up in Kellum, NC; graduated from Jacksonville High School and with an Associate Degree from University of Southern Illinois. What made her most happy was spending time with her family. She was a unique person in making a house a home. Having lived all over the world in some nineteen different homes finally settling down in Phoenixville, PA. Lil was the "glue/cement" - the foundation to the family unit and over the years everyone knew how just devoted she was - a very giving person. She excelled in creating children's clothes (ages 1-5) owning in the early years a company with a logo "Tiger Lil" crawling up a tiger lily; coupled with her flowers and garden were something to see; plus she was an accomplished dessert creator/maker. She was preceded in death by her parents and a brother and sister; she has three sisters - Ann Barnett; Bertha Williams and Juanita Taylor; a brother Roger Parker plus many nephews, nieces and cousins. Her family will miss this wonderful lady who devoted her life to them in so many different ways. Cremation by choice followed by a family memorial celebration of life will be held at a later date. Burial will be held privately in the columbarium at the Arlington National Cemetery. Fred's family would like to express their sincere appreciation to her doctors, nurses and staff of the ICU at the Phoenixville Hospital and the LifeCare of West Chester, PA for the care and compassion shown during this difficult time. Please no flowers - however, memorial contributions may be made to the Phoenixville Library, 183 2nd Avenue, Phoenixville, PA 19460. Arrangements are bring handled by the Campbell-Ennis-Klotzbach Funeral Home, Inc., Main Street at Fifth Avenue, Phoenixville, PA. Condolences may be made by visiting

Published in The Mercury on June 14, 2012