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Phyllis Anne Campbell Parrott, born Oct. 22, 1940 to Paul C. and Anna Virginia Summers Campbell in Hazard, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, March 28, 2017 at her home.
She was an active member of First Baptist Church Concord. Phyllis graduated from the Good Samaritan School of Nursing, as a Registered Nurse in Lexington. She attended the University of Kentucky. She was also a graduate of St. Josephs College, North Windom, Maine in Psychology and graduated Austin Peay University, Clarksville, with Master of Science in Agency Counseling.
Her career included working as an O.R. Nurse with the Good Samaritan Hospital, Lexington, an O.R. Supervisor at Shiners' Hospital, Lexington, an Infectious Nursing at Kishine Hospital, Yokohama, Japan, and an O.R. Nurse at Jennie Stuart Medical Center, Hopkinsville.
Phyllis served as chairman of the board of Sanctuary for Abused Spouses and Children, Hopkinsville.
She was a member of Alpha Gamma Delta, Theta Iola Chapter Western Kentucky, University Kentucky, Bowling Green.
Her hobbies included cooking, reading, traveling, and study of the Bible.
Phyllis was preceded in death by father, Paul C. Campbell and brother, John Paul Campbell.
She is survived by her husband of over 50 years, James A. (Jim) Parrott; mother, Virginia S. Campbell; children, Virginia Ruth Parrott Snipp (Steven) of Knoxville, James Chester Parrott (Rachel) of Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, William John David Parrott (Kristin) of Knoxville; grandchildren, Kaitlin Anne Snipp, Jacob Scott Snipp, Lila Grace Parrott, James K. Parrott, Samuel Colt Parrott, Jonas Winchester Parrott; sister, Linda Carol Engle of Lexington; brothers, David L. Campbell of Nicholasville, and William L. Campbell (Reva) of Hazard. Also numerous nieces and nephews.
Family will receive friends Sunday from 2-3 p.m. at Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel with funeral services to follow at 3 p.m. with the Rev. Steve Peek officiating.
Family and friends will assemble on Monday at 2 p.m. at East Tennessee State Veterans cemetery for interment services.
Memorial donations may be made to American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org) or Diabetes Association (www.diabetes.org). Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike, Knoxville is serving the Parrott family. www.clickfh.com
Published on March 31, 2017
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