Mary Frances, 81 passed away Wednesday, February 4, 2015, at Tallahassee Memorial Hospital after an extended illness. She was a life long resident of Quincy, Florida. She was a graduate of Andrew College, Georgia Southern College and Florida State University. She was an educator and administrator with the Gadsden County School Board until her retirement. She was a life long member of Hopewell United Methodist Church and was a Sunday School teacher for many years. She also faithfully supported her husband's church, Forest Hills United Methodist Church.
She was the youngest daughter of the late Herbert and Nora Cox.
She was preceded in death by her devoted husband, Arylis Parramore; brothers and sisters-in-law, James and Nadine Cox, Frank and Bonnie Cox, and Ralph Cox.
She is survived by her sister Rosa Lee Wiggins (Billy); sister-in-law; Doris Cox, and many loving nieces, nephews, and friends.
She and Arylis loved to travel to various locations. She enjoyed family gatherings in the mountains of North Carolina and Mexico Beach, FL. She instilled in all her belief in the value of education and importance of love and family. Many charities and organizations benefited from her generosity.
The service was at 11:00 AM Saturday, February 7th, at Hopewell United Methodist Church followed immediately with interment at Hillcrest Cemetery, Quincy, FL. Family received friends at Mrs. Parramore’s home on Friday, February 6 from 5:00 - 7:00 PM.
Memorial contributions may be made to Hopewell United Methodist Church, %Treasure, 865 Bettstown Rd., Quincy, FL 32352, or to Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mayhan Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL 32308.
The family appreciates all the love and concern during the last several months, especially Jennifer's devotion. We will miss her.
Independent Funeral Home (850-875-1529) handled arrangements.