Marge L. Parrish

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Marge L. Parrish

December 07, 1937 - February 17, 2019

Marge L. Parrish Margaret L. "Marge" Parrish, age 81, Webb City, passed away on Sunday, February 17, 2019 at her home.
Margaret was born December 7, 1937 in Osborne, Kan., daughter of the late James Billingsley and Eldora Scheckel Billingsley.
She graduated from Joplin High School, and worked for years as a waitress for Hidden Acres and Twin Hills Country Club, and also for a few years with Holiday Inn and Crabby's. Later, Margaret worked as a Caregiver. She was an active member of Forest Park Baptist Church where she was a member for over 30 years, and during that time was active with her Sunday School Class, the Widow's Group, and hospitality committee.
In addition to her parents, Margaret was preceded in death by her husband, Jack Parrish, who passed away on March 3, 2016, a brother, Alfred Halseth, three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Survivors include her children, James Parrish, of Webb City, David Parrish and wife, Susan, of Tequesta, Fla., Stephanie Fauvergue and husband, Greg, of Carl Junction, and Elizabeth Davis, of Lake Charles, La.; brother-in-law, Mike Parrish. She was known as Grandma Maggie to seven grandchildren, Angela Miller and husband, Jason, Lisa Winnett and husband, Tim, David Parrish, Thomas Parrish, Jacob Fauvergue and wife, Abby, Joseph Fauvergue, and James Fauvergue; eight great-grandchildren, Mirian Kissinger, Nathaniel Kissinger, Peyton Winnett, Austin Winnett, Cameron Winnett, Sarah Winnett, Lillian Fauvergue, Theodore Fauvergue; brothers, Fred Billingsley and wife, Carolyn, of Galena, Kan., Jim Billingsley and wife, Lorraine, of Independence, Mo., Richard Billingsley, of Omaha, Neb.; sister, Helen Lansaw, of Joplin; several nieces and nephews.
Margaret was a loving mother and grandmother. She enjoyed cooking, helping others, assisting disabled veterans and supported animal rescue efforts.
Funeral service will be Thursday, February 21, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Forest Park Baptist Church. Interment will follow in Mount Hope Cemetery with grandsons serving as pallbearers. The family will receive friends at Parker Mortuary on Wednesday from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.
The family requests that memorial contributions be made to Forest Park Baptist Church.
Published on February 19, 2019
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Pat Barron
Feb 21, 2019
With deepest sympathy -