Parr, Frazier Romie

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Frazier Romie Parr, 87, of Maybrook Community near Pembroke, Va., departed this life on 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 World War 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 Parr, of Belspring, and Teena Long and husband, Michael, of Pembroke; 10 grandchildren, Gary Williams, Jennifer Williams, Pamela Hite Udy, Michael Hite, Sterling Hite, Aaron Hite, Amanda Meredith Lucas, Lauren Meredith, Hannah Long and Maggie Long; 12 great-grandchildren; and a special niece and her husband, Charlotte and Gene Shrader, of Pembroke.

Funeral services will be conducted 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 27, 2008, 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 on Friday evening, September 26, 2008, from 6 to 8 p.m. 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.

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