OBITUARY

Shirley Napier Parrish

December 28, 1936September 27, 2020
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Shirley Napier Parrish, 83, of Madison Heights, passed away on Sunday, September 27, 2020 at her residence. She was the loving wife of the late Herbert Preston Parrish for 52 years.

Born on December 28, 1936 in Massies Mill, she was the daughter of the late John Parker and Mabel Evans Napier. Shirley was a graduate of Fleetwood High School and retired from Courtland Manufacturing. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, where she was active in church ministries and worked in the nursery. Shirley was a loving and faithful wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, and sister who enjoyed spending time with family, volunteering at the schools for field trips and dances, loved children, and especially loved her Lord.

In addition to her parents and husband, she is preceded in death by three brothers, Robert Napier, John Napier, and Joseph Napier; and two sisters, Margaret Fitzgerald and Dorothy Bell.

Shirley is survived by her daughter, Jacqueline “Jackie” Parrish Faria; son, Jonathan Parrish and wife Tami; two granddaughters, Antoinette Kloszewski and Raven Storey and husband William Diggs; great grandson, Dominic Diggs; sister, Margie Creef; and numerous other family members.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at Whitten Monelison Chapel.

A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 2, 2020 at 11 am at Whitten Monelison Chapel. Interment will follow at Fort Hill Memorial Park.

Services

  • Visitation

    Thursday, October 1, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Friday, October 2, 2020

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RuLu Napiet

October 1, 2020

I loved listening to Daddy, Aunt Shirley, Aunt Margaret, Aunt Margie sitting around Grandmas and Grandpas table laughing and telling stories as a child! They enjoyed each other so much! Grandma loved it also!! We all enjoyed those times I believe! Laughing so hard they were in tears!

Doris Lee

September 29, 2020

One of the sweetest, kindest women I have ever had the privilege of meeting. I am blessed to have known her.

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