Helen W. Parris, age 90, Elizabethton, passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, at Ivy Hall Nursing Hom
A lifetime resident of Carter County, she was the daughter of the late Donnelly and Lucy Glover Williams.
Helen was a graduate of Elizabethton High School and Knoxville Business College. She was a retired employee of the Carter County Memorial Hospital.
Helen was a member of First Christian Church of Elizabethton.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Lt. Robert G. Williams and William Joseph Williams.
Survivors include a daughter, Deanna Gail Loranger and husband, Bill, Scottsdale, AZ; two sons, Roger Williams Parris and wife, Joyce, Unicoi, and David Rex Parris and wife, Cathy, Johnson City; five grandchildren, Abraham Rubal, Arizona; Stephanie Parris Piraino, California; Glenda Michelle Mauk, Kingsport; Rachel Tremmier and husband, Brad, Johns Creek, GA; and Christie Parris and husband, Kirk Stephens, Atlanta, GA; and a sister, Bonnitt Brummitt, Elizabethton.
Several great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson and several nieces and nephews also survive.
A memorial service for Mrs. Parris will be conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, in the Sunset Chapel of Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services with Mr. Brent Nidiffer, minister, officiating. Music will be under the direction of Mr. Gene Estep, organist. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2 to 3 p.m. on Sunday prior to the memorial service.
The family would like to express a special thank you to Judy Deloach and the staff of Ivy Hall Nursing Home for their wonderful care.
Those who prefer memorials in lieu of flowers, may make donations to First Christian Church of Elizabethton, 513 Hattie Avenue, Elizabethton, TN 37643.
On line condolences may be sent to the family and viewed by visiting our website at www.hathawaypercy.com
Hathaway-Percy Funeral and Cremation Services is serving the Parris family. Office: (423) 543-5544.