Mabel Rhyne Parrish

July 14, 2019

Mabel Rhyne Parrish died on Sunday, July 14, 2019.  She was born February 18, 1923 to Henry Garrett Rhyne and Onis Sarvis Rhyne in Gaston County, NC where she grew up.

Mabel was married to Richard E. Parrish for fifty-four years and was a homemaker.  She was a lifelong Lutheran and a charter member of Christ Lutheran Church.  She was predeceased by her husband and all ten of her siblings. 

She is survived by her daughter, Jane Parrish; grandson, Richard Little; and many nieces and nephews from both the Rhyne and Parrish families.

At her request, there will be a private inurnment at the church columbarium.  Memorials may be made to the Library Fund at Christ Lutheran Church, 4519 Providence Road, Charlotte, NC 28226 or Hospice & Palliative Care Charlotte Region, P.O. Box 470408, Charlotte, NC 28247. 

Arrangements are in the care of Kenneth Poe Funeral & Cremation Service, 1321 Berkeley Ave., Charlotte, NC 28204; (704) 641-7606. Online condolences can be shared at


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  • Michael

    Mabel was one of the kindest and classiest people I ever met. She was a dear friend of my mother and will be truly missed. I'm thankful I had the opportunity meeting her and I pray the Lord provides peace and comfort for her family and friends. God bless

  • Donn and Dottie Toney

    Jane, We are sorry to hear about your Mom. We will be thinking about you and praying for comfort for you.