Funeral services for Clifford Leroy Parrett, 98, West Plains, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, January 13, 2016 in the Rose Chapel at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.
Mr. Parrett passed away at 12:38 p.m., Saturday, January 9, 2016 at his home.
He was born April 14, 1917, at West Plains, Missouri, to Austin Parrett and Ida Isabelle Wisdom Parrett. On April 23, 1938, he was married at Shawnee, Oklahoma, to Lydia Berneice Broyles, who preceded him in death on January 25, 2008. Mr. Parrett was a farmer and had worked at Cloud Oak Flooring. He was the first President of Fairview School Board and enjoyed sports, especially Cardinals baseball. Mr. Parrett was a member of United Freewill Baptist Church.
He is survived by two children, Harold “Bucky” Parrett and wife, Phyllis, Mountain Home, Arkansas and Beverly Rector, Topeka, Kansas; daughter-in-law, Carol Parrett, West Plains, Missouri; five grandchildren, Steve Rector, GayLynne Parnell, Mike Rector, Gregg Parrett and Jacque Collins; ten great-grandchildren; fourteen great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Mildred Gallaway, Meeker, Oklahoma; one sister-in-law, Oreta Parrett, Lebanon, Oregon; and many nieces and nephews.
His parents, wife, one son, Cecil Parrett, one great-grandson, one grandson-in-law, six brothers and one sister, precede him in death.
Visitation will be from 6:00 until 8:00 p.m., Tuesday, at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home. Burial will be in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pleasant Hill Cemetery and may be left at Robertson-Drago Funeral Home.