Margaret A. Bell Parrett

July 9, 2018 Oxford, PA Loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Great-Grandmother and Friend

Margaret A. Bell Parrett, age 96, passed away on July 9, 2018.

She was born in Wilmington, DE and was the daughter of the late Joseph Bell and the late Edith Bell.

Margaret was married for 63 years to Carl A. Parrett and lived in Chadds Ford, PA. Her husband, Carl passed away in March of 2004.

Margaret worked several years for the Chadds Ford school district. Yet, most of her time was spent raising her family and taking care of their home.

She was a member of the Bethany United Presbyterian Church of Mendenhall since 1965. Margaret was very active in the church over the years as a Deacon, Elder, a Sunday school Teacher, a Clerk of Session and a member of the Ladies Aid and Lend a Hand.

Margaret loved cooking, baking, sewing, flower gardens and camping with her family.

Margaret is survived by two sons, Joseph H. Parrett (Barbara) of Chadds Ford, PA and Donald M. Parrett (Andrea) of West Grove, PA; one daughter, Susan K. Plumley (George) of Kennett Square, PA; a daughter-in-law, Judy Ann Parrett of Chadds Ford, PA;  nine grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren.

Margaret is predeceased by her son, Carl D. Parrett; two brothers, Lloyd W. Bell and Robert Bell; as well as a grandchild, Carl J. Parrett.

You are invited to visit with Margaret’s friends and family on Friday, August 3 from 10:00 to 11:00AM at Bethany Presbyterian Church Mendenhall, 316 Kennett Pike, Kennett Square, PA 19348. A service for Margaret will follow at 11:00AM. Interment will be private with family.

In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Bethany Presbyterian Church, P O Box 17, Mendenhall, PA 19357.

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Memorial Donations

Bethany Presbyterian Church

P O Box 17, Mendenhall, PA 19357



August 3, 2018 10:00 to 11:00AM Bethany Presbyterian Church Mendenhall
316 Kennett Pike
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Memorial Service

August 3, 2018 11:00AM Bethany Presbyterian Church Mendenhall
316 Kennett Pike
Kennett Square, PA 19348




  1. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Joe, Donnie and Susan. Aunt Margaret was very special. She reminded me so much of Grand-mom Bell in many of the things she’d say and do. God Bless.

    Dave Bell | July 17, 2018 at 12:41 PM
  2. My sympathies to all of you. Aunt Margaret was a special person who truly loved her family. Know that she is at peace in God’s place. Peace to all of you. Joyce

    Joyce Parrett | July 12, 2018 at 1:37 PM

    ALFRED LEWIS | July 11, 2018 at 8:26 PM
  4. Joe & family, so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Bev Paul | July 11, 2018 at 8:15 PM

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