The Fayette Tribune, Oak Hill, W.Va.


November 14, 2012

Obituaries - Thursday, November 15, 2012


Cora Ethel Parrish Wotring

Cora Ethel Parrish Wotring, 95, of Mount Hope, died Nov. 11, 2012, at Appalachian Regional Hospital in Beckley.

Born April 30, 1917, at Clifftop, she was the daughter of the late George Parrish Sr. and Luvinia Pyatt Parrish. Her husband, Loraine “Pete” Wotring, preceded her in death. She was the last surviving member of her immediate family as she was also preceded by five brothers and three sisters.

She was a homemaker and former clerk for Hill’s Department Store, Beckley.  

Mrs. Wotring was a member of the Mount Hope United Methodist Church, Winolia Chapter No. 59 O.E.S., and was a Pink Lady volunteer at Beckley Appalachian Regional Hospital.

Surviving: son, Raymond “Ray” Wotring and wife Bonnie of Manassas, Va.; a daughter, Nancy Kesler and husband Galen of Rawlings, Md.; five grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Nov. 14, at Tyree Funeral Home in Mount Hope, with Dr. Charles Miller officiating. Burial was at Blue Ridge Memorial Gardens, Prosperity.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Hospice of Southern West Virginia, PO Box 1472, Beckley WV 25802 or to the charity of your choice.

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Arrangements by Tyree Funeral Home, Mount Hope.

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