Betty Parrish

Obituary of Betty Isabel Parrish

Betty Isabel Parrish (McDonald) passed August 18, 2021.  She was born May 11, 1929, in Camp Verde, Arizona.  She moved to Montebello, California to stay with her grandma and grandpa.

Betty’s sister, Mary, is the one who introduced Betty to Howard.  They met in Whittier, California while staying with Grandma Mack.

Betty married Howard Parrish on August 15, 1948.  She worked for a Dime Store in California named Woolworth.  She moved back to Camp Verde with Howard and worked at Wingfield, then she worked for the Post Office for 30 years.  She retired from the post office.

While living in Camp Verde, Howard and Betty raised Appaloosa and Quarter Horses.  They had a business named Parrish Appaloosa Horse Ranch. She was a member and founder of Side Saddle ? and rode with the saddle bags.

Betty raised many of her nieces and nephews.  She was mom to many of the family.  Betty was an aunt to 5 generations. 

She is preceded in death by her husband Howard Parrish, 1 sister and 1 brother.  She is survived by one sister, Mary Bruce of Rimrock and many nieces and nephews, great-nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews and one great-great-great niece and one on the way.

A Graveside Service will be help on Friday, September 3, 2021 at 10 at the Clear Creek Cemetery, in Camp Verde, Arizona. 

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Graveside Service

10:00 am
Friday, September 3, 2021
Clear Creek Cemetery
2910 S. Old Church Rd.
Camp Verde, Arizona, United States