Mildred Parrish Norwood
Mildred Parrish Norwood, age 101, of Birmingham, AL, formerly of Columbus, MS, passed away January 20, 2014, at Golden Living Center at Riverchase in Birmingham, AL. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 12, 2014, at 3:00 PM at Gunter & Peel Chapel with Cody Watson officiating. Visitation will be Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 2:00 PM until 3:00 PM at Gunter & Peel Funeral Home. Mrs. Norwood was born September 10, 1912, in Oktibbeha County, MS, to the late James and Eva Upton Edwards. She was a former member of the Crawford Methodist Church and Central United Methodist Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, B. J. Parrish and Jim Norwood. Survivors include her daughter, Talulah Parrish Norwood and her husband Cody of Birmingham, AL, brother, Wilson Edwards of Columbus, MS, sister, Mary Ann James of Laurel, MS, grandson, Cody Richard Watson, and numerous nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. Memorials may be made to the Palmer Home for Children, P.O. Box 746, Columbus, MS, 39703, or Trinity Place Retirment Community, 300 Airline Road, Columbus, MS, 39702.