Miriam Holley Parnell Obituary – Death, Miriam Holley Parnell Funeral

By | January 11, 2022

Miriam Holley Parnell Obituary – Death, Miriam Holley Parnell Funeral

Miriam Holley Parnell, 84, of Wilmington, NC, went to be with the Lord on Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Morningside of Wilmington.

She was born on January 24, 1937 in Wilmington, the daughter of the late Wade Hampton Holley and Edith Louise Hunt Holley. She was predeceased by her husband, Ralph Darryl Parnell (2001), and two brothers, Robert W. Holley and William Hampton Holley.

Surviving are five children, Teresa Gedraytis (Ed) of Wilmington, Philip Michael Parnell of Wilmington, Trina Bollinger of Wallace, NC, Darlene Berthiaume (John) of Hope Mills, NC, and Dawn Williams (Kevin) of Hampstead, NC; nine grandchildren; ten great-grandchildren.

Miriam was a member of College Acres Baptist Church and was very proud of her perfect attendance in Sunday School for over twenty-nine years. She worked as a substitute teacher in the public school system, was a great seamstress and had a special place in her heart for all babies.

The family will receive friends from 10:00 – 11:00 am Thursday, January 13, 2022 at Andrews Mortuary Valley Chapel followed by a graveside service beginning at 11:30 am in Seagate Cemetery in Wilmington.

Due to Covid, the family requests that masks be worn.

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