- Category: Obituaries
- Published on 21 August 2013
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Funeral services for Bobbie Faye Parris, age 80 of Saltillo, were at 10 a.m. Friday, Aug. 9 at Murray-Orwosky Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Matthew Neese officiating.
Burial was in the Weaver Cemetery.
Mrs. Parris was born in Weaver on June 2, 1933 to William Elbert Matthews and Ellen Addie Hokes Matthews. She married R. L. Parris in Weaver in March 1950. She was a retired medication aide at Terry Haven Nursing Home in Mount Vernon and was a member of the Abundant Grace Assembly of God Church.
She died Tuesday, Aug. 6 at her residence. She was preceded in death by her husband in 1978, a son, David Parris, a sister, Ellen Matthews, and a brother, Roy Matthews.
She is survived by two daughters and sons-in-law, Barbara and Doug Harris of Mount Vernon and Susan Weaver of Sulphur Springs; four sons and daughters-in-law, Richard and Patricia Parris of Weaver, Ronnie and Sharon Parris of Saltillo, James and Sheila Parris of Quitman, and Alan and Tammy Parris of Saltillo; a sister, Molly White of Saltillo; three brothers, Darrell Matthews of Como, Leo Matthews and Benny Matthews, both of Saltillo; 21 grandchildren, and 26 great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers were Kevin Hoover, Robert Hoover, Anthony Harris, Casey Parris, Cody Parris, Zachary Parris, David Parris, Tyler Davison, Dustin Robb, and Garry Davison.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Weaver Cemetery Association and/or Legacy Hospice.