Betty Parris

Obituary of Betty Parris

Betty Parris, 83 of Dillsboro peacefully slipped away in her sleep on Sunday May 7, 2017. She was the wife of Bill Parris for sixty-three years and was the daughter of the late Claude and Lucille Jacobs.

Mrs. Parris was the oldest lifelong member of Jarrett Memorial Baptist Church in Dillsboro. She was a devoted homemaker who loved and cared for her family, church and community.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by two brothers, Conrad and Bill Jacobs; and one sister, Jean Taylor.

In addition to her husband Bill, she is survived by two sons, Tim (Pat) Parris and Mike Parris; grandchildren, Beth Parris, Travis Parris, Elizabeth Wike, Erin Parris, Whitney Parris, Andee Price and Elijah Parris; seven great-grandchildren and one sister, Gail Turner of Tennessee.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday May 11th at 2:00 p.m. in the chapel of Appalachian Funeral Services with the Rev. Eddie Stillwell and Rev. Cory Boone officiating. The family will receive friends from 12:00 until 2:00 p.m. prior to the service. Burial will follow in the Upper Crawford Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers donations can be made to the Jarrett Memorial Baptist Church Building Fund at 5 Wildrose Drive, Whittier, NC 28789.