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Bertha Carraway Parris

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April 24, 1927 — June 3, 2020

FREMONT — Bertha Carraway Parris, 93, passed away Wednesday. Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 7, at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway, Wilson. Interment followed in Stantonsburg Cemetery. The Rev. Bill Hall officiated at the service and Marquis Spell officiated at the graveside.

Bertha is survived by her son, Steve Allen Parris of Lucama; grandsons, Jeffrey Steven Parris of Raleigh and David Allen Parris of Clayton; great-grandson, Max Alexander Parris; and her sisters, Peggy Jean Carraway Bradley, and husband, Linwood and Lillian Dale Carraway Parrish.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Arthur Carraway Parris; son, Ernest Ray Parris; parents, Albert Lee Carraway and Clara Harris Carraway; sisters, Lydia Carraway, Frances Carraway McLeon, Evelyn Carraway Jordan, Dorothy Carraway and Ann Carraway Campbell; and her brothers, Troy Carraway, Raymond Carraway, Earl Carraway, Ray Lee Carraway and Bobby Carraway.

Condolences may be directed to Joyner’s Funeral Home and Crematory at www.joyners.net.