By Debra Minor Wilson
Times West Virginian
Helen L. Parrish, 98, of Inwood, and formerly of Mannington, passed away unexpectedly and peacefully Sunday evening (July 14, 2013) at the Shenandoah Center Nursing Home in Charles Town.
She was born Jan. 7, 1915, at Dent’s Run, Mannington, daughter of the late Henry H. Satterfield and Zella A. Batson Sloan Satterfield.
She is survived by her son, James A. Parrish and wife Martha of Inwood; one granddaughter, Dawn Denise Parrish of Inwood; two grandsons, Jeffrey Jay Parrish and wife Nicole of Bunker Hill, and Mark Allen Parrish of wife Michelle of San Clemente, Calif.; five great-granddaughters, Elizabeth Smith and husband Andrew, Emily Parrish, Savanna Parrish, Jessica Parrish and Julia Parrish; two great-great-grandsons; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, Helen was preceded in death by her husband, Chester Parrish, who died in 2001; three sisters, Irene Snider, Della Blankenship and Georgia Hibbs; and two brothers, Floyd Sloan and Denzil Satterfield, who died in infancy.
Helen was a very devoted wife, mother and grandmother who cared very deeply for all her family. She enjoyed cooking and family get-togethers.
Friends and family may call at Masters Funeral Home, 209 Main St., Mannington, from 3-5 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Thursday. Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Friday in the funeral home. Burial will follow at Viewpoint Cemetery in Rachel.
Online condolences may be left at www.mastersfuneralhomewv.com.