Jean Florence Coward, 80, of Cary, died Thursday, September 25, 2014 at Rex Nursing and Care Center in Apex.
Jean was born August 4, 1934 in Stratford, England to the late Arthur Reginald Abrahams and Florence Beatrice King Abrahams. Her family was relocated to Ipswich during WWII. In 1959 she married Ralph Parham and they moved to the United States in 1961, where they lived in the Triad region of North Carolina until she moved to the Triangle area in 1980.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ralph Parham.
Jean is survived by her son, Steven R. Parham and his wife, Jackie of Cary and step-grandson, Matthew Braswell.
A memorial service will be held 4pm Monday, September 29, 2014 at Apex Funeral Home Chapel, 550 W. Williams Street, Apex, NC 27502. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Cat Angels Pet Adoption Inc., 959 N. Harrison Avenue, Cary, NC 27513.
Condolences may be sent to www.ApexFuneral.net