James Verlin Parrish

Thursday, January 12, 2012

James Verlin Parrish, 84, of Corning passed away Sunday, Jan. 8, 2012.

He was born Dec. 3, 1927, to the late Porter and Rutha (Watson) Parrish.

Preceding James in death were his parents; his wife, Opal (Clayton) Parrish; a daughter, Belinda Moore; five brothers, Wallace, Roger, Doyle, Donald and Darius, and a sister, Wiley Summerfield.

He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Sammy and Patria Parrish of Corning and Ronald and Lauren Parrish of Centerton, Ark.; three grandchildren, Chassidy Parrish, Landon Parrish and Clayton Parrish; a great-granddaughter, Lakelyn Cates; a sister, Irma Hadley, along with a host of

other relatives and friends.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at the Irby Funeral Home in Rector. The funeral service will be at 12 noon Thursday, Jan. 12, 2012, at the funeral home with Eldon Parrish officiating. Interment will be at Woodland Heights Cemetery.

Those who wish may sign the online register book at www.irbyfuneralhome.com