Laverne M. Parrish, 89, of Cabot, formerly of Blytheville, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at Greystone Nursing and Rehab in Cabot.Laverne was born to William Taft and Lorene (Cockran) Metzger in Hickman, Arkansas. She was a member of Main and 13th Street Church of Christ in Blytheville. Laverne loved to work in her yard and flower beds.
She was preceded in death by her husband, James C. Parrish; her parents; and brothers, W.T. "Buddy" Metzger, Jr. and Rex Metzger.
Laverne leaves her children, Jeri L. Bryan and husband Bill of Cabot and Michael Parrish and wife Sharon of Jonesboro;
Three grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family would like to thank Greystone Nursing and Rehab and their staff for their loving care and attention shown to their mother.
Funeral services will be Friday, September 9th at 2:00 p.m. in the Cobb Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be private. The family will receive friends from 1:00 until service time at Cobb Funeral Home. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.cobbfuneralhome.com.