Wayne Olen Parris

January 3, 1947April 6, 2019

Mr. Wayne Olen Parris, 72, of Ohatchee went to be with his heavenly father on April 6, 2019. Funeral service will be 2 pm Wednesday, April 10, 2019 at Alexandria Valley Church of God, 401 Alexandria Wellington Road, Alexandria, AL 36250 with Rev. Byron Duke, Rev. Charles Hornyak and Rev. Sam Legon officiating. Burial will follow at Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Tuesday from 6 - 8 pm at the church.

Survivors include his wife of 50 years, Charlotte McCombs Parris, son, Shane Parris (Kim), daughter, Shannon Ford (Rodney), brother, Kenneth Parris (Esther), grandchildren, Colby Parris (Summer) and Jarrett Ford, great-granddaughter, Hartlee Parris, numerous nieces and nephews.

Pallbearers will be Rodney Ford, Jarrett Ford, Colby Parris, Treston Parris, Brian Clements and Hunter Clements. Honorary pallbearers will be Carlton McCombs, Chad Clements, Dax McCombs, Ray McCoy and Garrett Young.

Wayne was a member of Bethel United Methodist Church. He retired from M&H Valve after 33 years of service. Wayne was a veteran of the Army National Guard. He loved telling stories but most of all he loved the Lord, he loved life and he loved his family.

Wayne is preceded in death by his father, Olen Parris and mother Marie Parris.


  • Charlotte Parris, Wife of 50 Years
  • Shane Parris (Kim), Son
  • Shannon Ford (Rodney), Daughter
  • Kenneth Parris (Esther), Brother
  • Colby Parris (Summer), Grandson
  • Jarrett Ford, Grandson
  • Hartlee Parris, Great Granddaughter
  • Nieces & Nephews, Numerous
  • Olen Parris, Father
  • Marie Parris, Mother



  • Visitation at Alexandria Valley Church of God Tuesday, April 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service at Alexandria Valley Church of God Wednesday, April 10, 2019


  • Interment at Bethel United Methodist Church Cemetery

Wayne Olen Parris

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Linda ( Kennedy ) Stansell Lee

April 8, 2019

Charlotte, I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. My dear friend, you will be in my thoughts and prayers. I love you. Linda

Linda Sims

April 8, 2019

Charlotte, I am so sorry for your loss. 50 years is a long line to be with the same man. Know you are going to miss him. You and your family are in my prayers . Asking for stregnth to get you through these next hard days. Hugs and kisses to you Linda Sims

Cindy hale Humphrey

April 8, 2019

Praying for ya Wayne was one of a kind hes surely going to be missed by all but knowing hes walking on streets of gold and will see him again soon he has a new body call on God to get get us through we love ya and I'm here anytime or day or night prayers daily cindy and family♥️♥️♥️♥️