Dorothy J. Parrish
Dorothy J. Parrish
  • January 15, 1928 - November 25, 2017
  • Clayton, North Carolina

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Dorothy Johnson Parrish, 89, passed away on Saturday, November 25, 2017.

A native of Johnston County, Dorothy was born January 15, 1928 to the late Howard Johnson and Gladys Phillips. She loved spending time with her family, and a good cup of coffee with the N&O Crossword puzzle.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at 2pm, in the McLaurin Funeral Home Chapel, 12830 US 70 Business Highway W, Clayton, NC 27520. The family will receive friends from 1 to 2pm at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Maplewood Cemetery, 504 South Smith Street, Clayton, NC 27520.

She is survived by her children, Beverly Staggs and Frank Parrish and wife, Kim; grandchildren, Jon Smith and wife, Tawney, Emily Morphies and husband, Daniel, and Zackary Smith; step-grandchildren, Oanh Vo, Dona Woodlief and husband, Paul, and Khanh Vo; great grandchildren, Hannah, Jordan, Carsyn, Abby, Grayson, Kipton, and Collins; sister, Barbara Stevens and husband, Jesse; and sister in law, Aldine Parrish. In addition to her parents, Dorothy was predeceased by her husband, Frank Parrish, Sr., sister Gerry Powell and, brother Billy Johnson.

Flowers are welcomed or memorial contributions may be made in her honor to the Alzheimer’s Association or a charity of your choice.

Arrangements by McLaurin Funeral Home.