Obituary and Service Information for Jake Parish

Parish, Jake

Date: Thurs, Jan 8, 2009
Time: 5 pm-8 pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Twin City Chapel, Festus

Date: Fri, Jan 9, 2009
Time: 10 am

Service Location:
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"


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