Delthia Chocktoot Parrish was born December, 22 1965 to Valeta Babe Chocktoot and Jesse Lee Kirk in Klamath Falls Ore. She was adopted by her aunt Harriet and uncle Harol Parrish before she entered kindergarten. Delthia passed away March, 22 2021 at Sky Lakes with her family by her side.
Delthia was nicknamed by numerous family members but a couple that come to mind are Daffy Duck and Dilly Dal but many knew her as Del. She self-proclaimed with the title Beatty Babe.
Ms. Parrish had eight beautiful children whom she loved very much and six grandbabies who she talked about often. Daughter’s Della (Brandon) and grand-daughter’s Claralynn and Kyahlena Gerkman, Hollie and Feather Parrish; Son’s Everett, Ronnie Arnett and grandchildren Ronnie Snow, Herman and Lucynda; Harol, Lane Arnett and grandson Kenai, Lance Robinson. She enjoyed fishing, pow wows, music, and family.
She had multiple siblings from both sets of parents but she is survived by Thurman (Lori) Parrish and Isla Chocktoot, along with her 8 children and 6 grandkids and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is proceeded in death by both her biological and adopted parents. Brother’s Terry Parrish and Irvin Kirk Sr. and Sister Ernestine Kirk.
Memorial Services will be 10 a.m. Saturday April 3, 2021 in the Beatty Valley Gospel Mission in Beatty Ore. Resting place will follow at the Paiute Cemetery and a potluck at the Sprague River Community Center. The family encourages loved ones and friends to take care of themselves mentally, spiritually, emotionally, and physically during this sacred time.