Obituary for Armeria Janet (Brown) Parrish | Pierce-Jefferson Funeral & Cremation Service
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Armeria Janet (Brown) Parrish

October 24, 1920 ~ April 8, 2018 (age 97)
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Armeria Brown Parrish, 97, went home to be with her Lord April 8, 2018.

Funeral Services celebrating her life will be held 3:00PM Saturday April 14, 2018 at Shady Grove Wesleyan Church in Colfax with Pastor Nate Kingsbury and Rev. Phil Kirkman officiating. Interment will follow in Bunker Hill United Methodist Church Cemetery.

A native of Orange County, she would spend most of her childhood years in Stokesdale. Armeria was the daughter of the late Mollie McCadam Lambert and Charlie Ogburn Brown. She was married to the late Roy Spencer Parrish who died in March 29, 1990. In addition to her parents and husband, she also was preceded in death by sisters Oletha Parrish, Mary Johnston, Edna Pegram, and Irmagene Joyce, brothers Aerie Brown, Drexel Brown, and Harmon Brown.

She was a longtime member of Shady Grove Wesleyan Church where her assistance and spirit will truly be missed.

Survivors include her daughters Jeanette Houston of Richmond, VA, and Diane Bartlett of Rayne, LA; sons Roy Parrish and Marsha of California, Steve Parrish and Kathy of Lake Hartwell, SC, and Dwight Parrish and Susan of Kernersville; seven grandchildren and fifteen great-grandchildren; sister Dorothy Euneva Duggan; and a host of nieces, nephews, extended family and friends. 

The family will visit with friends from 1:00PM until time for the service at the church on Saturday.

Friends and family may sign, and view the guestbook at

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Shady Grove Wesleyan Church.



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