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J.L. Parrish

September 28, 1934 ~ February 15, 2020 (age 85)


J.L. Parrish of Tifton, Ga passed away Saturday, February 15, 2020. He was 85.

Funeral Services will be 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, February 19, 2020 at Pleasant Ridge Church in Jack, AL with Lester Rachel officiating.  Burial will follow at Pleasant Ridge Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends beginning at 1:00 p.m. and continuing until time of service. 

J.L. was born September 28, 1934 to the late Forrest and Ruth Lott Parrish.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Jerome Parrish and sisters, Betty Parrish Bates and Sue Parrish Crawley.  He lived most of his life in Nocatee, Florida with his wife, Virginia.  He worked and retired from the State of Florida as a maintenance supervisor for G. Pierce Wood Hospital after 22 years, retiring on October 30, 1998. 

He is survived by wife, Virginia Parrish of Tifton, GA; children, Keith Parrish (Debbie) of High Point, NC and Carey Parrish (Carla) of Alapaha, GA; grandchildren:  Brian Parrish, Sarah Parrish, Karen Parrish Somday, Jason Parrish, Matthew Parrish and Jacob Parrish; and four great-grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to: Pleasant Ridge Church, 977 County Road 239, Jack, AL  36346 or Homestead Hospice, 110 E 10th Street, Suite A, Tifton GA 31794.

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February 19, 2020

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Pleasant Ridge Church

Funeral Service
February 19, 2020

2:00 PM
Pleasant Ridge Church

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