Nina Mae Bradley


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Nina Mae Bradley Parrish

Feb 16 1916 - May 11 2005

Nina Mae Bradley Parrish went to be with the Lord on May 11, 2005. She resided at 819 Inwood in McKinney, Texas. Nina was born February 16, 1916 in Weston, Texas, where she spent her youth working on farms in the area with her family. She married Herman Parrish on December 4, 1936. Preceding her in death were her husband, Herman Parrish; parents, Roy and Verde Melissa Apollos Bradley; grandson, Ricky Wayne Nafe; brothers, Stanley Apollos Lewis Bradley, and Roy Bradley Jr. (Dune); sister, Mary Frances Bradley Burnside. Surviving family members include her son, Roger Parrish and wife, Patricia Evans Parrish of McKinney; daughters, Irene Parrish Hoover and husband, James of commerce, Texas, and Sharon Parrish Nafe of McKinney. Grandchildren include Rebecca Ann Pace of Virginia Beach, VA; Paul Parrish Pace and wife, Celeste of Frisco; Misty Parrish Morgan and husband, Sean of McKinney; Shawn Nafe of McKinney. Great-grandchildren include Max Pace and Nikki Morgan. Surviving sister is Evelyn Bradley Baxter and husband, Leechie of Bloomdale. Nina’s nephews will be pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be James Bradley and Don Bradley. Others include Johnny Bradley, Bobby Bradley, Tipton Baxter, Ricky Burnside, Glenn Burnside, and Donnie Burnside. Surviving nieces include Patricia Baxter Lowe of Bloomdale, Christie Baxter Barber of Plano, and Pam Bradley Murray of Allen. The family of Nina Extends their heartfelt thanks to Heart to Heart Hospice, especially Dawn Wildrick, Joan Sparks, Rusty Summit, and Betty Imes. Nina had loving caregivers and the family is grateful to Louise Williams, Judy Gomez, Kathryn Whiteley, Brittany Meade, Amy Hartman, and Dane Boughton for their devotion. Nina spent her life with Herman working along side him for her family, the center of her life. She treasured her children and grandchildren by spending time with them and offering her help when needed. After Herman died in 1970, she took up her own trade and began antiquing at garage sales, estate sales and rummaging through old houses and barns. She had three shops, the last of which was on Anthony Street at her garage apartment. She loved talking to friends and customers about her finds. She leaves many loved ones behind who will miss her dearly and will always remember how much she loved her family. Nina was always there for her family, no matter the time or consequence. Visitation will be from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM on Friday evening at Turrentine-Jackson-Morrow Funeral Home. A graveside service will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, May 14, 2005 at Cottage Hill Cemetery in Celina, TX. Family and friends are invited to 819 Inwood, after the service for food, fellowship, and memories of Nina.
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