Beatrice E. Parrish

February 2, 1944October 3, 2020

Beatrice Evelyn Parrish born February 2, 1944 and passed away October 3, 2020.

Beatrice Evelyn Parrish was born on February 2, 1944 in Indianapolis, Indiana to the late William C. Hassell and Hattie Mae Shepard-Howard. She attended Indianapolis Public School John Hope #26, as well as Crispus Attucks.

Beatrice was employed at Western Electric/ Crossroads before she became a homemaker. Having given her life to Christ, she loved the Lord with all her heart. Beatrice Evelyn Parrish departed this earthly plane and ascended to her heavenly home on October 3, 2020 at the age of 76 years old. She was preceded in death by her father, William C. Hassell; her brother, Earl Hassell; and her mother, Hattie Mae Howard (Lennie). Left to cherish her memory is her beloved son, Richard (Veronica) Brooks; daughters, Kina Evans and Lawanna Brooks; 13 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a host of other extended relatives and friends- all of whom she loved and cherished dearly. Beatrice loved paying bingo and being with family.

Thursday, October 15, 2020, at Williams and Bluitt Funeral Home Peoples' Chapel, 5252 E 38th Street, Indianapolis, Indiana, A Friends and family gathering will be held from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm.

Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at for the Parrish family.


  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, October 15, 2020


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Jonathan Reeser

October 13, 2020

Lawanna and family,

I wanted to let you know I was thinking about you and your family during this difficult time. My sincerest condolences go out to your family and I hope everyone can find a way to celebrate your mothers life.

God bless


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