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Aug. 9, 1945-March 10, 2007

Carolyn Ann Parrish, 61, 161 Perkins Road, died Saturday at Duke Medical Center. A native of Johnston County, she was born to the late Leroy and Alice Sasser Parrish. She was a teacher's assistant at Northwest Elementary School and a member of Mount Carmel United Methodist Church. She also was founder and a director of the Buck Swamp Kickin` Cloggers.

Memorial service will be 7 p.m. Tuesday at Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, with the Rev. David Hollowell officiating. Interment will be 11 a.m. Wednesday in Wayne Memorial Park.

Surviving is her husband, Randy Parrish; son, Randall Parrish and wife, Lisa, of Goldsboro; sisters, Emmie Pittman and Dorothy Parrish, both of Kenly, Edna Holmes of Goldsboro, Elgia Parrish of Morehead City and Frances Hyde of Wilson; brothers, Paul Parrish of Goldsboro, Archie Parrish of Princeton and Wilton Parrish of Fremont; and grandson, Joshua Parrish

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by sisters, Ellen Evans and Mildred Merritt, and a brother, Gurney Parrish.

Family will receive friends at the church following the service and at other times at the residence.

Arrangements are with Seymour Funeral Home and Cremation Service.


Published in Obituaries on March 12, 2007 2:28 PM