Lillian Parrish Bevers

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ODESSA - Lillian Parrish Bevers, 100 of Odessa, died on Aug. 12, 2018. She was born in Roby, to James and Maude Parrish on July 12,1918. She moved with family to Brownfield where she attended Union school and then went on to work in Lubbock, where she met her husband C.S. “Chick” Bevers. They married in 1939 and relocated to Odessa where she resided while her spouse was on an air craft carrier in World War II. In 1948 she gave birth to her daughter Charlene. As a family they moved to Stanton in 1955, where she worked in the church nursery, taught Sunday school, and regularly babysat for people she knew. She was a Girl Scout leader and was highly involved in all her daughter’s activities. Later in life she was involved in and thoroughly enjoyed the Senior Citizens Center in Stanton and was a proud member of the Old Sorehead Band. After her husband’s death in 1968, she helped take care of her beloved grandsons Donnie and Chuck. She moved back to Odessa to be near family in 1998. She was a Christian who loved Jesus and loved her church, Northside Baptist Church. She loved her family and loved to be at family gatherings. Later in life she loved to see her great, great grandkids. She always had a special fondness for little children. She was an independent lady and lived life on her terms to the fullest. She was the best loving Mother and will leave a huge hole in our family and hearts. She was preceded in death by her parents, husband in 1968, children; twins, Alvin and Calvin Bevers in 1942, twins, Joyce and Gene Bevers in 1940, and Eddie Don Bevers in 1955. She was also preceded in death by her brothers, Lucian, J.C., Harold, and Owen Parrish, and sisters, Dorothy Parrish and Lola Shewmake, and grandson Justin Oeltjen. She is survived by her daughter Charlene and husband Don Jones, Grandchildren, Donnie Jones and wife Tracy, Chuck Jones and wife Janetta, Great Grandchildren, Tyler Brasher and wife Kellan, Tela Monroe and special friend Shelby Whitley, Britni Oeltjen, Tori Jones, Ashley Jones, and Chris Jones, Great Great Grandchildren, Ty, Lexie, and Hannah. Services were Aug. 16, at Northside Baptist Church with Reverend Clyde Chapman officiating. Interment followed at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Arrangements were under the direction of Sunset Memorial Gardens & Funeral Home.



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