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Billy E. Parnell

Billy E. Parnell, age 81, died Saturday, January 31, 2015, surrounded by his family, after a long illness. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 3, 2015 at Thomas Funeral Home Chapel, 401 N. Ennis Street, Fuquay-Varina. Family will receive friends from 10 to 11 am prior to the service. Burial will follow the service at Montlawn Memorial Park.

Billy is survived by his wife, Betty H. Parnell; sons Gary Parnell and Dawn Williams of Knightdale, NC, and Gregory T. Parnell of Atlanta GA; two sisters Janet Langston of Micro NC, and Judy Worley and husband Danny of Pine Level NC; and brother Jerry Parnell and wife Jeanie of Panama City FL.

In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Transitions LifeCare, 200 Hospice Circle, Raleigh, NC 27607 or Fuquay-Varina Baptist Church 301 N. Woodrow St. Fuquay-Varina, NC 27526.

Arrangements by Thomas Funeral Home. Condolences may be left at