Frazier Romie Parr, 87, of Maybrook Community near Pembroke departed this life Wednesday evening, September 24, 2008, at Riverview Nursing Home in Rich Creek. Born in Botetourt County on September 3, 1921 he was a son of the late John Andrew and Sarah Ethel Sink Parr. A WW II Army Veteran, he was retired from the Celanese Plant in Narrows and was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Sadie Tawney Parr, four brothers and a sister.
He leaves to cherish his memory a son LeRoy Parr of Hampton; six daughters Linda Williams and husband Richard of Hampton, Teresa Parr of Bountiful, Utah, Sheryl Lafon and husband A.G. of Roanoke, Pamela Meredith and husband Glenn of Pembroke, LaDonna Parrr of Belspring, and Teena Long and husband Michael of Pembroke; ten grandchildren Gary Williams, Jennifer Williams, Pamela Hite Udy, Michael Hite, Sterling Hite, Aaron Hite, Amanda Meredith Lucas, Lauren Meredith, Hannah Long and Maggie Long; twelve great-grandchildren; and a special niece and her husband Charlotte and Gene Shrader of Pembroke.
Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, September 27, 2008 at 11:00 AM in The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, New River Ward, in Pembroke with Bishop Cantrall Martin presiding. Burial will follow in Birchlawn Burial Park in Pearisburg with graveside military services by VFW Post 6000 in Narrows and American Legion Posts 311 in Pembroke and 68 in Narrows. The family will receive friends Friday evening from 6 to 8 PM at The Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke. The family would like to express their gratitude to Dr. Gregory Shawver, the staff at Giles Memorial Hospital, and the staff at Riverview Nursing Home for their skilled and compassionate care of Frazier during his illness. Online condolences may be sent by visiting kendallfuneralhome.com.