Bettye Grace Keese Parrish, 95, passed away on February 16, 2021 at home in Frankfort, Kentucky. Born in Beaumont, Texas on July 18, 1925. She was the daughter of the late Warren Thadeus Keese, Sr. and Grace Marguerite Nini Keese.
Bettye, after being born in Beaumont Texas, lived in Houston Texas, Dallas Texas, Cookville Tennessee and Frankfort Kentucky. Bettye graduated from Lamar College in 1972 where she received her LPN in nursing. She was a member of First Christian Church in Lawrenceburg. Bettye loved animals, especially her cats; she was an expert seamstress and artist. Bettye also enjoyed carpentry and ceramics.
Bettye is survived by her son, Warren Gray (Margaret); grandchildren, Shannon Gray and Tamara (Dean) Kendrick; great-grandchildren, Caleb, Rachel and Sarah Kendrick.
She was predeceased by her parents, Warren Keese, Sr. and Grace Keese; daughter, Alicia Gray; and a brother, Warren T. Keese, Jr..
There is no service scheduled at this time.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Saffell House Funeral Home.
Condolences to the family may be expressed at www.saffellhousefuneralhome.com