Hi, An Obituary - may or may not - show the names of parents of the deceased - all depends on the person.s placing the obituary - their knowledge etc.
Funeral Home may have the names of the parents may be able to assist with that - though - there is a great concern about privacy - can't hurt to ask though. They can only deny info. -
Family may have submitted family history/stories to a Local History Book Project in the late 1980's
Search OurRoots/NosRacines - online
Perhps not that many Isabella BROWN born 06/08/1928 in Motherwell Scotland.
You know that Isabella PERRY - nee BROWN was born 1928 Motherwell Scotland.
When did she come to Canada?
Was she married in Canada ?
REIGSTRATION of MARRIAGE / Long Form Marriage Certificate
will show personal information - names of bride and groom
age - place of birth - occupation - residence - religion
also Names of Both Sets of Parents including maiden names of the mothers. Place of birth of parents.