Madeline White Parrish

April 9, 1932 - April 17, 2021
Madeline White Parrish


Madeline Amelia White Parrish 89, of Wilmington, NC died Saturday April 17, 2021 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center after a short illness.

Madeline was born in Pender County on April 9, 1932 to the late Paul Barmes and Marie Lewis White. She was a member of Devon Park Methodist Church and was a former member until the closing of Westminster Presbyterian Church.

Surviving are daughters Donna P. Gore and husband Danny; Paula Rivenbark; brother Terry Wayne Willis and wife Sharon. Three grandchildren Shannon G. Allen and husband Jamie, Josh Gore and Amy Robbins and husband John; three great-grandchildren Emily Musselwhite; Branton and Brody Allen.

Funeral Services will be conducted 11:00 AM Wednesday, April 21, 2021 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in the Pike Creek Presbyterian Church Cemetery in Pender County.

Memorials may be directed to Devon United Methodist Church or the Shriners Hospital for Children 950 W. Farris Road, Greenville, NC 29605.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S.41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • April 18, 2021
    Debbie Lang's says:
    Prayers for comfort and understanding for your beautiful Mother. May God wrap His Loving arms around you all

  • April 19, 2021
    Carol Hewett says:
    Prayers and hugs going out to all family members. May God wrap his arms around you two girls and help you both in your grieving process.

  • April 20, 2021
    Carolyn Williams says:
    I am sorry to read of Madeline's passing. My Dad, Wilbet Frazier was a cousin of her late husband. I am also sad that my Mother was not informed of her passing. I will let her know.

  • April 20, 2021
    Julie Brown says:
    Sending love and prayers ♥️

  • April 20, 2021
    Connie Creech Burns says:
    Paula, Donna & Family, May God comfort you all & his promise of eternal life sustain you during this time of loss. Much love!