Martha Bell (Corbin) Parrish

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Martha Bell Corbin Parrish, 88, the wife of the late Brother Audray Jesse Parrish, of Magnolia, went home to be with her Savior, husband and family gone before her on Friday, May 20, 2016 at the Hart County Nursing Home.
She was born on July 31, 1927 to the late Frank and Nora Sneed Corbin and married the love of her life on October 18, 1947. As long as health allowed she was a faithful member of Friendship Missionary Baptist Church #1 of Jonesville, KY.
She spent her life in enjoyment serving the Lord with all she had while supporting her husband as a Baptist Minister, being a great home maker and raising her children and grandchildren. Living her life was a tough road but she always made the best of what God gave her, she strived to mention every one of her great family every day in prayer and left it all in God's hands. No doubt her great family will continue to reap the benefits of the prayers spoken from the heart of this wonderful woman. She lived her life with little blemish thanks to God above; it would be hard to ever know a more perfect person. The one thing that she ever feared was the thought of someone in her reach was not going to make it to Heaven with her. Ask yourself how did this great woman influence your life?
She was proceeded in death by her husband, A.J. Parrish; an infant son, Daniel Parrish; two grandchildren, Kimberly Parrish and Valerie Lyons Wiggins; two great grandchildren, James Vaughn and Andre Parrish; six siblings (one brother in infancy), Ollie Corbin, James Corbin, Mary Gowen, Irene Crawhorn and Dorothy Petty and one son in law, Ronnie Furkin.
She is survived by ten children, five sons and five daughters; Rachael (Sam) Lyons of Enid, OK, Patty (Carroll) Wilson of Glasgow, Leon (Marianne) Parrish of Martinez, GA, Eddie (Teresa) Parrish of Sonora, Edith (Phillip) Ogle of Columbia, Owen Parrish of Elizabethtown, Russell (Kathy) Parrish of Magnolia, Phillip (Cindy) Parrish of Louisville, Nora (Ronnie) Cruse of Hodgenville and Elizabeth (Steve) England of Mt. Washington; 38 grandchildren; 65 great grandchildren; a brother, Arnold Corbin of Columbia and a sister, Frances Coomer of Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. (ET) on Monday, May 23 at the Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home in Magnolia with Brother Tom Downey and Brother Dwayne Lobb officiating. Burial will follow in the Lincoln Memorial Church Cemetery in Hodgenville.
Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. (ET) on Sunday and after 9 a.m. (ET) on Monday at the funeral home.
Some glad morning when this life is over I'll fly away, mother dear fly away, ma fly away, sister fly away, friend fly away, honey child fly away to your home on God's celestial shore!
And the grace of our Lord was exceeding abundant with faith and love, which is in Christ Jesus. 1 Timothy 1:14
Great are those that walk with us but greater are those that cleared the path for us!!!!!!!
Condolences may be made online at
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Dixon-Rogers Funeral Home
31 E and Lavenia Lane
Magnolia, KY 42757
(270) 324-3291
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Published in The Larue County Herald News on May 25, 2016