Billie Faye Parish
Billie Faye Parish
  • October 31, 1928 - November 17, 2017
  • Fort Worth, Texas

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Billie Faye Todd Parish, age 89 of Fort Worth, was received into the arms of Jesus on November 17, 2017. She was born October 31, 1928, in Paragould, Arkansas to Idell and Charles Todd.

She attended Southwest Bible Institute after high school, where she met John A. Parish, the love of her life. They were married June 29, 1947, and were married 54 years, until his death in 2009. She graduated from Texas Women’s University in Denton, TX, where she received her teaching degree. She taught briefly in the Birdville School System.

She was a member of Fossil Creek Community Church Assembly of God for many years.

Billie Faye and her husband traveled extensively with friends, family and business associates. Countries visited included Hong Kong, Great Britain, Italy, Austria, Germany, Mexico, Canada, China, Japan, Ireland and France. They also traveled around the United States, visiting most states including Arizona, Utah, and Colorado, Puerto Rico; fall foliage tours in the Northeast; Alaska, Hawaii, the Dakotas, Florida, and many trips to the Texas Coast to fish and sightsee.

She is survived by her son Chip Parish of Haltom City, daughter Annette Parish Hunt of Arlington, grandchildren Chuck and Grace Parish of Colorado, John Owen and Liz Parish of Midlothian, Rachel and Garin Hill of North Carolina, Jessica and David Franco of Fort Worth, and Stephanie and Chris Rampone of New York; eight great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews and friends.

She will be greatly missed.

If you wish to send floral condolences please in honor of Billie's life please call Dr. Delphinium at (214) 525-1284.