VIVIAN PARRISH COLLETT JAMES, age 80, passed away on
March 17, 2011 after a long battle with lung cancer.
Graveside service was held in Ranger.
Vivian was born in Ranger TX to Chester & Edith
Parrish on March 5,1931. She attended Ranger High
School in the Class of 1948. She was married to
Bill Collett, now deceased and to Eddie James who
she divorced. She lived alone for over 30 years
and had resided in Sweetwater, TX, until she became
hospitalized at Hendricks Hospital in Abilene in
She was preceded in death by two brothers Ben
Parrish and J.L. Parish (RHS-1942), and a sister
Segis Parrish Steel.
At the time of her death, she was survived by a
brother Chester Parrish, Jr. (RHS-1953) and his
wife Betsy of Irving, TX, one son Robert Collett
of Austin TX, a grandson, and four great-grand-