Barbara McConnell (Brown) Parrish

Born: Mon., Mar. 14, 1938
Died: Tue., Feb. 19, 2013


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Thu., Feb. 21, 2013
Location: Lake Wylie Location

Memorial Service

4:00 PM Fri., Feb. 22, 2013
Location: Rivers Hills Community Church

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Barbara Brown McConnell Parrish, of 1 Shipmaster Court, Lake Wylie, SC died Tuesday, February 19, 2013, at CMC Pineville, NC.
Memorial service will be 4:00 pm on Friday February 22, 2013 at River Hills Community Church, 104 Hamilton’s Ferry Road, Lake Wylie, SC with the Rev. Roger Underwood officiating.   Interment will be private.  The family will receive friends from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Thursday, February 21, 2013 at M.L. Ford & Sons Funeral Home, 4820 Charlotte Hwy., Lake Wylie, SC .                            
Mrs. Parrish was born March 14, 1938 in Friendfield, SC  to the late Herman and Lenora Collins Brown.
Mrs. Parrish joined the Clover School family in 1985 as Coordinator of Remedial Programs and later served as Assistant Superintendent of Instruction for 17 years before retiring in 2008. She was elected to the Clover School Board in November 2010, where she continued to serve the students and teachers of the greater Clover community.

Prior to working in Clover, Mrs. Parrish spent 21 years with York School District One as a Teacher, Principal Intern, and Assistant Superintendent.
Survivors are her children Lyn M. Harper (Eric), Walt McConnell (Leigh), Anna Parrish, Parks Parrish, grandchildren Erica and Lucas Harper, Allie and Ann Mason McConnell and Jackson Parrish.  She was preceded in death by her husbands William Walter McConnell, Jr. and Dr. Lace Parrish.  
Memorials may be made to Clover Leaf Foundation, attn.: Mychal Frost, 604 Bethel St., Clover, SC 29710 or to Clover Women’s Club Scholarship Fund, PO Box 597, Clover, SC 29710.

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Donna Howell
   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
You are in our thoughts and prayers,Ms. Parrish will forever be remembered,she was such a sweet and loving lady.

Phil and Trish Tate
   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
We extend our sincere condolences to the family. Mrs. Parrish was always a warm, caring lady with a sweet spirit. # 16 Tee Box will never be the same.w

S. Brown
   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
To the Parrish Family:

In this difficult time in your life, may you find comfort in God’s Word, the Bible. James 4:8 encourages; “Draw close to God, and He will draw close to you.”

My condolences.

Jackie Wallace
   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
Anna, Parks, and family,
Please accept my sympathy in the passing of Ms. Parrish. I knew her from the 16 years I was in the Clover School District. She was a caring and thoughtful person. I know all of you will miss her.

Jackie Wallace

Larry & Vicky Kyzer
   Posted Wed February 20, 2013
Dear Walt, Leigh, Allie & Ann Mason,
Wanted you to know that you are in our thoughts and prayers always, especially now. Hope it helps, in some small way, to know we hold you all close in our hearts.
In His Love,
Larry & Vicky

R Brown
   Posted Thu February 21, 2013
I am sorry to hear of your loss. Death is not the end. The Bible promises a resurrection in the last day. John 5:28 reads; "Marvel not at this, for the hour is coming when all that are in the graves shall hear his voice and come forth."

James G. Long
   Posted Thu February 21, 2013
To all the family of Barbara Parrish:
I was very sorry to learn of Mrs. Parrish's death! I have many fond memories of her as we worked together in the Clover School District to serve the youth of Clover. She was a gracious, kind, and hard-working lady who put the youth first in all the decisions she made, and she will be greatly missed.
May God bless and comfort all of you at this difficult time of loss!
James G. Long

Kathy Maiuri
   Posted Thu February 21, 2013
Walt and family:

So sorry to hear of the loss of your mom. Know that you are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Eugene Bolin
   Posted Fri February 22, 2013
To Anna and all her family. May God comfort and be with you in your time of sorry! She was a wonderful lady who I thought the world of.

Mr. & Mrs Eugene Bolin

Kathy Faircloth
   Posted Fri February 22, 2013
Lynn and family,
Just a note to say I am thinking of you with thoughts and prayers. This is a very sad time.

Clover School District Human Resources Department
   Posted Mon February 25, 2013
We would like to express our deepest sympathy to you and your family.
May the memories of your mother comfort you and your family during your times of grief. Your mother will always be remembered for her dedication to Clover School District's students and staff.

Warren Barkley
Frances Bratton
Maribel Rivera

K. C. Barnhill
   Posted Fri March 01, 2013
To all the family of Barbara Parrish:

The news of Barbara's passing has saddened us all at Limestone College and we extend our deepest sympathy for your family's loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.


K. C. Barnhill
Director of Alumni Programs, Limestone College

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