Genner Rae Parrish


BELMONT – Genner Rae Epps Parrish, 83, died Sunday, March 17, 2013 at Southern Magnolia Assisted Living in Golden, MS. She was born August, 14, 1929 to Elbridge and Annie Malone Epps in Dennis, MS. She was a member of Hopewell Primitive Baptist Church. 

Services will be held today, Wednesday, March 20, at Deaton Funeral Home Chapel, Belmont, MS. with Elder Marchall Boyd, Elder Ricky Taylor, Bro.Jackie Gray and Bro.Tim Hankins officiating. Burial will be in Lindsey Cemetery, Dennis, MS. Deaton Funeral Home of Belmont will be in charge of the arrangements.

Survivors are two daughters – Regina Pardue (Shearl) Dennis, MS. and Carol Gates (Brad) Fulton, MS.; two sisters –  her twin sister, Ortha Mae Brown (T.L.) Greeneville, S.C. and Nell Clark of Belmont, MS.; two brothers – Thurman Epps of Golden, MS. and Walter Lee Epps of Red Bay, AL.; two grandchildren and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years – Kenneth “Ray” Parrish, a son – Kenny Parrish, her parents and two sisters – Gracie Spearman and Rachel Winchester.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Lindsey Cemetery Fund, 270 Second St. Belmont, MS. 38827.