Sibilla Parris 91 of Hope, died Thursday, January 17, 2013, in Hot Springs.
Sibilla Parris 91 of Hope, died Thursday, January 17, 2013, in Hot Springs. Mrs. Parris was born September 20, 1921, in Hempstead County, to C.M. and Lela Hulsey Cox. She was retired from Shanhouse of Hope and was a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lee Parris; one daughter, Brenda Sue Gipson; one sister, Wanda Johnson; and four brothers, Merlin Cox, Clifford Cox, Aubrey Cox and Jennings Cox. She is survived by two sons, Joe Don Parris, of Clarksville, and Tommie Lee Parris and wife, Margaret, of Hot Springs; son-in-law, Dennis Gipson; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Visitation will be Friday, January 18, from 6-8 p.m. at Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home in Hope. Funeral services will be held Saturday, January 19, at 2 p.m. in the Herndon-Pharr Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Neal Ridling, and Bro. Stan Parris officiating. Interment will follow in Memory Gardens Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, 3725 Highway 278 West, Hope, Ar., 71801.