Frances Evelyn Parrett, 86

Frances Evelyn Parrett, 86, of Wabash, died at 10:55 p.m., Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022, at her granddaughter's home in North Manchester. 

She was born on April 4, 1935, in Hot Springs, Ark., to W.D. and Clara (Lunceford) Gibson.

Frances was a 1953 graduate of Lakeside High School in Hot Springs, Ark.. She married Carl Edward Parrett at the Southside E.U.B. Church in Wabash on Nov. 6, 1954; he died Dec. 1, 2005. Frances worked at Hooks Drug Store in Wabash, retiring after 16 years, and also worked 8 years at Gackenheimer Pharmacy. She enjoyed gardening, loved her pets and adored her grandchildren. Frances was a caregiver to many, and was known for her southern hospitality and sense of humor.

She is survived by her son, Bradford Scott Parrett of Wabash; two grandchildren, Jessica (Michael) Duhamell of North Manchester, and Jeremy Scott Parrett of Wabash; eight great-grandchildren, Jadin Parrett, Kaidyn Hobbs, Paris Crull, Isaiah Hunt, Elijah Hunt, Mason Mast, Jase Duhamell, and Jordan Parrett. 

She was also preceded in death by her parents, granddaughter, Jennifer Parrett, nine brothers, and two sisters.

Funeral services will be 10:30 a.m., Thursday, Feb. 17, 2022, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Tim Prater officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Lawns Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Blessings in a Backpack.

The memorial guest book for Frances may be signed at

Posted on 2022 Feb 11