Mrs. Beverley Dodd Parrish of Elkin, beloved wife, mother, and grandmother, departed this life Thursday, July 14, 2011, to forever abide with her Heavenly Father. She was 81.
She was a retired secretary for the former Home Beneficial Life Insurance Company, Richmond, Va.
Beverley is survived by her husband, Walter Parrish; daughter, Linda Walker and her husband Dr. Stephen T. Walker; grandchildren, Jonathan and Camille Walker.
A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2011, at Elkin Funeral Service Chapel, 560 N.C. 268 West. The family will receive friends following the service. Interment will be private.
Memorials may be considered to The Crossnore School, P.O. Box 249, Attn: Dr. Phyllis Crain, Crossnore, N.C. 28616, or the Baptist Children’s Homes of North Carolina, Attn: Dr. Michael Blackwell, P.O. Box 338, Thomasville, N.C. 27361.
The family would like to thank the caregivers at Hugh Chatham Nursing Center and Mountain Valley Hospice and Palliative Care for their passionate care.
Online condolences may be made to www.elkinfuneralservice.com.
Elkin Funeral Service is serving the Parrish family.