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Charles Vernon Parrish

February 21, 1934 - March 31, 2011

U.S. Veteran

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 9, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 4714 Highway 20, Sweet Home, Oregon.

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Charles Vernon Parrish, 77, of Sweet Home passed away Thursday at his home. He was born in Anniston, Alabama to Eddie Lee and Lillian Beatrice (Parrish) Parrish.

After high school Charles entered the U.S. Air Force where he worked as a mechanic. He and long-time friend, Jean Clark, married in June of 1973 and moved to Sweet Home. They moved away from Sweet Home for a short time, but returned making Sweet Home their home.

Charles played country western music and loved fishing and camping. In 1978 he became a member of Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Charles is survived by: his wife, Jean Parrish; son, Aaron Parrish of Sweet Home; daughters, Joyce E. Edwards of Alsea, Oregon and Joyce Lee of Southern California; step brother, Jack Lamberson of Southern California; four grandchildren and four great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, step father, and step brother.

Memorial services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, April 9, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 4714 Highway 20, Sweet Home, Oregon.

Arrangements are under the direction of Sweet Home Funeral Chapel.