OKOLONA – Elsie Marie Parish, 70, died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013, at her residence. Born Dec. 3, 1942, in Hamilton, she was a daughter of Carl and Mary Pennington Crump. She married Wayne Parish in 1972.
A graduate of Hamilton High School, she honorably served her country in the U.S. Army, receiving a degree as a registered nurse. After serving in the Army, she worked in numerous hospitals for nearly 20 years. Her love for her husband and family was only surpassed by her love for the Lord. She was a member of Carnation Baptist Church. She enjoyed gospel singings and being with family and friends.
A celebration of life service will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15, at Carnation Baptist Church with Bro. Truman Carter officiating. Burial will follow in Coontail Cemetery. E.E. Pickle Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Wayne Parish; sons, Cecil Smith, Steven Trest (Michelle)of Pontotoc, Rickey Trest (Lillie) of San Antonio, Texas, Donnie Parish (Julie) of Montana and Daniel Parish (Elizabeth) of Quincy; sister, Sandra Poole of Hamilton; brother, Wayne Crump (Brenda) of Lackey; 13 grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
She is preceded in death by her parents.
Pallbearers will be Guy Autry, Randy Parker, Jimmy Bailey, Mike Dela Rosa, Robert Cullpepper and Carl Wayne Smith.
Honorary pallbearers will be the Ladies Sunday School Class and WMU of Carnation Baptist Church.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the church and will continue until service time Tuesday.
Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at eepicklefuneralhome.com.
- Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)
- Click to print (Opens in new window)
- Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)
- Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)
- Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)
- Click to Press This! (Opens in new window)
- Click to share on Google+ (Opens in new window)
- Click to share on Tumblr (Opens in new window)
- Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window)
About Floyd Ingram
- EDITORIAL: Collecting old fines, collecting on promises April 28, 2016
- Murder/suicide ruled in Okolona Motel deaths April 30, 2016
- FLOYD INGRAM: The Square May 1, 2016
- CARA CHISM: Let’s work together for community May 1, 2016
- SCORES: Baseball Saturday, April 30 May 1, 2016
- Mississippi black bears are on the move May 3, 2016
- DAN MULLEN: ‘No intention of ever leaving’ May 3, 2016
- Vardaman sweeps Biggersville May 3, 2016
- Okolona aldermen address downtown buildings May 3, 2016
- Houlka names consolidation commissioners May 2, 2016
- THEOUSTEDONE: Oh yes. It is very interesting since Mrs. Dendy al...
- Consolodation | Home: […] Chickasaw consolidation likely headed to...
- Karie)Chapel: Thought-provoking article - I loved the facts . Do...
- Cortez Whittaker: Practical commentary . I am thankful for the infor...
- Byrne Cpa Firm Houston Ms | Rates for CPA Services for SMB: […] Globetrotters fun for all kids – Sulli...
- RT @wcbiweather: The heat index has surpassed 100 in many spots today. Stay cool out there! #mswx #alwx #wcbi http://t.co/Lt2LRZTDcm 3 years ago
- RT @dennisseid: OSHA: 24 work-related deaths in Miss. last year http://t.co/lgEYYtK7ZR 3 years ago
- Speech pathologists work to better communication skills | Monroe Journal http://t.co/lyHLvb0OS1 3 years ago
- Mumford & Sons bassist has blood clot on brain http://t.co/4xNLMhxaif 3 years ago
- Mobile home fire claims one | Itawamba Times http://t.co/FHouwxbnsp 3 years ago