Martha Luella ‘Shorty’ Parrish
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Martha Luella “Shorty” Parrish, 89, Benton, died on Thursday, Feb. 21, at Calvert City Convalescent Center.

She was a homemaker and member of Faith Missionary Baptist Church.

Born Wednesday, Sept. 26, 1923 ,in Benton, she was the daughter of the late Ray Butler and the late Mayme Lorena (English) Butler. She was the wife of the late Paul Edward Parrish.

Surviving are sons, Marshall Parrish (Faye) of Livingston County, Gene Parrish of Cadiz, Charles Parrish of Calvert City, Boyd Parrish (Connie) of Cadiz; daughter, JoAnn Stone (Chris) of Benton; sister, Florence Collins of Benton; nine grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.

She was predeceased by sons, Reggie Parrish, David Parrish; daughter, Ella Parrish; brothers, Charles Butler and Raymond Butler, sisters, Mildred Puckett and Betty Tarry.

A funeral service was held on Sunday, Feb. 24, at Collier Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Bill Amberg officiating.

Interment followed in Marshall County Memory Gardens, Benton.

Memorial contributions may be given to the Marshall County Exceptional Center, P.O. Box 423, Benton, KY 42025.

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