Lavinia Newsome Parrish

Lavinia Newsome Parrish

November 13, 1920 - August 24, 2021


Friday, August 27, 2021 at 11:00 A.M.

Independence United Methodist Church Cemetery
4438 Independence Church Road
Emporia, Virginia

Lavinia Newsome Parrish, 100, passed away on August 24, 2021. She was the daughter of the late J. N. Newsome and Bertha Odell Allen. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, Jesse H. Parrish, Sr., daughter, Dorothy Parrish Moseley, brother, Robert Newsome, sister, Louise Doyle. She is survived by her son, Jesse H. Parrish Jr. (Patsy) of Emporia, VA., son-in-law, Frank N. Moseley of Emporia, VA., grandchildren, Christine P. Johnson (Michael) of Emporia, VA., Michelle P. Crane (Ed) of Lawrenceville, VA., step-grandchildren, Terri Moseley (David) of Emporia, VA., Heath Clements (Lisa) of Emporia, VA., Jami Clements of Rocky Mount, VA., along with numerous great grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

A graveside service will be held at Independence United Methodist Church Cemetery on Friday, August 27, 2021 at 11:00 A.M. with Rev. Shawn Smith officiating. The family will receive friends following the service.

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