Date: Thurs, Jan 8, 2009
Time: 5 pm-8 pm
Mahn Twin City Chapel, Festus
Date: Fri, Jan 9, 2009
Time: 10 am
Mahn Twin City Chapel
Shepherd Hills Cemetery, Barnhart, MO
American Lung Association, 1118 Hampton Ave, St Louis, MO 63139
Jake Parish, 81, of Pevely entered into rest Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at Jefferson Regional Medical Center, Crystal City, MO. He was a retired assembler at General Motors Corp. Born July 17, 1927, in Bee Branch, AR, to the late Lee Roy and Mary (Ward) Parish. He is survived by a daughter, Pam (Rickey) Langley of Festus; son, Bobby (Karen) Parrish of Herculaneum, MO; stepsons: Eugene Crawford of Mexico, MO and Jimmy (Sharon) Crawford of Hot Springs, AR; daughter-in-law, Debbie Crawford of Desloge, MO; sister, Cloe Hancock of Rose Bud, AR; 16 grandchildren; and 23 great grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his wife, Geneva (Causey) Parish; stepson, David Crawford; 3 brothers; and 2 sisters.
He enjoyed woodworking. He liked to help people and was a caregiver to his friends and neighbors. His family will lovingly remember him as a man of his word and a "good ole' red-neck country boy"