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Betty Faye Parrish Mims

Published 3:35pm Friday, August 8, 2014

Betty Faye Parrish Mims

August 5, 2014

Betty Faye Parrish Mims, 66, Russellville, passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2014 at her residence.

She is survived by children, Lisa Mims Lane and husband, Danny, Teressa Mims Bearden, Johnnie Faye Mims Brazell and husband, Joll, Shelia Sutton, Raymond McKinney and wife, Brenda; other children of her heart who she raised; grandchildren, Jonathon Entrekin, William “Wee Wee” and Melody Lane; Bethany and William Nulph, Jake Bearden, Donovan and Kimmy Brazell, Kaleyonna and Austin Miller, Kaleb Bearden, Merissa Brazell, Shandi and Kim Gardner, Chelsey Gardner, D.J. Kimbrough, Gloria McKinney, Thomas McKinney, Heather Mims; great-grandchildren, Gracie Entrekin, Brooke Entrekin, Robbie Lane, Anna Nulph, Sunny Snoddy, Kiser and Stormy Campbell, Maleah Duke, Phillip and Kitty Duke, Maddie, Kimberly, and Rayonna McKinney; Landon McClellan; siblings, Foy Parrish, Floyd Parrish, Curtis Parrish; brother and sister-in-law, Jim and Diane Mims; special lifetime friend, Betty Jackson; and a host of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John W. Mims; parents, Thomas and Irene Parrish; sisters, Myrtle McKinney, Lorene Portik, Josie Sutton Borden; brothers, Junior Parrish, Audrey Parrish, Elbert Parrish, Theo Parrish, Jimmy Parrish, and Odell Parrish.

The pallbearers were Jonathon Entrekin, Willie Lane, Donovan Brazell, Jake Bearden, Kaleb Bearden, Austin Miller, William Nulph, D.J. Kimbrough, and Thomas McKinney.

The visitation was Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 at Spry Memorial Chapel. The funeral was Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 at Spry Memorial Chapel with burial following at Dempsey Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Keesha Lindley and staff of North Alabama Hospice for the love and care shown towards our family. Also a special thanks to the many friends and relatives who have brought food, offered kind thoughts and prayers to our family in our time of loss. Thank you all so much.

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