Arthur Eugene “Mac” Parrish

Published 6:12 pm Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Arthur Eugene “Mac” Parrish, age 79 of Thorsby, passed away on July 12, 2011, at his residence.

He was born Jan. 18, 1932, in Chilton County to the late Curtis Parrish and the late Nora Minor Parrish.

Mr. Parrish was a retired truck driver for J.C. Penney.

He served his country in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict.

He is survived by: wife, Ann Parrish of Thorsby; son, David Parrish of Thorsby; daughter, Wanda (Tommy) Bishop of Thorsby; grandson, Adam Bishop of Thorsby; grandson, Payton Parrish of Clanton; granddaughter, Lyndsay Bishop of Thorsby; great grandson, Brantley Bishop of Thorsby; brother, Earl Parrish of Clanton; brother, J.C. Parrish of Clanton; and brother, J.N. Parrish of Maryville, Tenn.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, July 14 at 11 a.m. from Oak Grove Baptist Church in Jemison with the Rev. Robert Gibson officiating.

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services.

Burial will follow in the Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Jemison.

The family request no flowers, but memorial contributions be made to the Oak Grove Baptist Church Building Fund.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to Ellison-Mims Funeral Home of Clanton (