Graveside services for Mr. Parris will be at 11:00 am Friday at Piney Mountain United Methodist Church Cemetery with the Revs. Austin Watts and Richard Kinsland officiating.

Mr. Parris was born in Buncombe COunty and was a son of the late Rance and Sallie Rogers Parris.  He was married to Ola Mae PParris, who died December 31, 1997, and was also preceded in death by two grandchildren.  He was retired from Enka and was a member of Whhite Rock Baptist Church.

He is survived by three daughters, Argie Stines, Elizabeth Wright, and Barbara Buckner;  two sons, Luther and Grady Parris;  two sisters, Ollie CLontz and Ruby Guy;  two brothers, Charlie Parris and Rance Parris, Jr.;  11 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

Memorials may be made to the Upper Hominy Rescue Squad, PO Box 190, Candler, NC 28715.

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  1. Grandpa, I have been truly blessed to have you as my grandfather. The lessons of life and the many stories you have shared with me will be forever remembered and passed on to my 3 kids, your great-grandkids. You are missed. I love you eternally, your grandson, DeWayne, U.S. Army, proudly serving.


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