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James A. Parrish, Taylor County, KY (1925-2014)

He was a native of Cumberland County, KY and a resident of Taylor County at the time of his death. His wife of over 63 years, Geraldine Cox Parrish, survives. He was a retired cherry furniture maker for over fifty years.
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James A. Parrish of Campbellsville, KY, died at 10:10pmET, Saturday, March 8, 2014 in Greensburg, KY.

The funeral service will be at 10amCT/11amET, Wednesday, March 12, 2014 at the Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY, by Rev. Larry Frisby. Burial will be in Brookside Cemetery, W Main Street, Campbellsville, KY. Visitation will be 4pm-7pmCT/5pm-8pmET, Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

Pallbearers: John Eastridge, Aaron Gilpin, Larry Gilpin, David Marksbury, Larry Parrish, Bobby Sullivan, and Corey Zottman.

James A. Parrish, Taylor County, KY (1925-2014)

James A. Parrish was the son of the late Hence Parrish and Pearl Aaron Parrish. He was born in Cumberland County, Kentucky, Sunday, July 12, 1925. He died at Saturday, March 8, 2014 in Greensburg, Green County, KY, at the age of 88 years, 7 months, and 27 days.

He united in marriage to Geraldine Cox January 20, 1951.

He was a retired cherry furniture maker for over fifty years.

Besides his wife Geraldine Parrish, he is survived by the following:
  • Two sons: James Randall Parrish of Clearwater, Florida, and Gary Lynn Parrish of Lexington, KY

  • Two brothers and one sister: Lewis "Sie" Parrish and wife, Janetta Nell, Hiestand Parrish and wife, Vernice and Mary Frances Keltner all of Campbellsville, KY

  • One sister-in-law: Goldie Smith of Campbellsville, KY

  • Several nieces and nephews and many other relatives and friends
He was also preceded in death by one brother and three sisters, Otis Junior Parrish, Lou Anna Cox, Margie Parrish and Leva Pike.

Send a condolence to the family of James A. Parrish

Tthe Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Avenue, Campbellsville, KY in charge of arrangements.

The family requests expressions of sympathy be donations to Freedom Baptist Church Building Fund or Gideon Bibles and may be made at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home.

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