Katherine M. Parrish, 96, passed away on Tuesday, July 20, 2021 at the home of her daughter in Viropa. She was born April 1, 1925 a daughter of the late Blaine and Alice Kittle.
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Katherine is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Pastor Arlie Parrish of the Saltwell Christian Fellowship Church.
She is also survived by her daughter, Joan Wilson of Viropa; great-grandchildren, Michael Wilson and his wife Stephanie of Fredericksburg, VA; and Marci Earnest and her husband Bobby of Saltwell; her great-great-grandchildren, Kylee McCray; Jaycee Wilson; Donovan Wilson; Makenzie Wilson; Destiniey Earnest; Auston Earnest; and William Earnest; and her great-great-great- grandson, Maddox Kane Earnest; her brothers-in-law, Robert Parrish; Dave Parrish and his wife Marla; sister-in-law, Daisy Wolfe nieces and nephews, Bobbi Jo Harbert; Matrisha Hunt; and Tina Marie Talerico; Jeff Wolfe and his wife Connie; Mindy Snodgrass; and Bethany Paugh.
In addition to her parents, Katherine was preceded in death by her first husband, Lawrence L. Wolfe; her grandson, Carl Allen Wilson; daughter-in-law, LouNell Wolfe; son-in-law, Carl “Buck” Wilson; her son, Lawrence M. Wolfe; great-granddaughter-in-law, Danielle Wilson; great-grandson, Carl “C.J.” Wilson; granddaughter, Cheryl Wilson; as well as her granddaughter-in-law, Cheryl L. Wilson; her sister-in-law, Jerri Parrish; brother-in-law, James “Bud” Wolfe; and her nephew, Greg Wolfe.
For 52 years, Katherine was a member of the Saltwell Christian Fellowship Church where she was active in the church’s Womens Club. For over 15 years she was employed at Owens- Illinois in Fairmont. She loved all holidays, especially Christmas where she was most happy giving presents. She also enjoyed spending time with her family. She was known for her love of going to restaurants and faithfully having her hair done every week.
The family will receive friends at the Perine Funeral Home, 1348 S. Pike St. Shinnston, on Friday from 11:00 am until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 pm. Pastor Arlie Parrish will officiate the service. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to WVU Peoples Hospice at 327 Medical Park Dr. Bridgeport, WV 26330. Interment will follow at the Lumberport Lions Club Cemetery. Online condolences can be extended to the family at www.perinefunerals.com
The Perine Funeral Home is honored to serve the Parrish family.