Billy Gene Parris

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“I extend my heartfelt sympathy to the Parris family. May those precious memories of your dear loved one Billy be foremost in your hearts and minds...Read More »
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“Bill and I are heartbroken at hearing the news of Mr. Bill's passing. What a wonderful person he was. He would give you his last dollar, and he was...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Omega & Bill Wood - Dalton, GA

“Lillian, I am so very sorry to hear this about Bill. My heart is breaking for you and I will hold you and your family in my heart and prayers as...Read More »
3 of 5 | Posted by: Carolyn Van Doren

“One of my fondest childhood memories is Uncle Billy used to bring us goo goo clusters and call us midget. He still called me midget the last time I...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: Lynn Wilkes Johnson - AL - Neice

“Christine, Your family is in my thoughts and prayers in this time. I always liked Bill, he was a nice man that would do anything for anyone. ...Read More »
5 of 5 | Posted by: Irma Hayes - Mansfield, OH


Mr. Billy Gene Parris, age 78, of Dalton, Georgia, departed this life Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at his residence. He was born July 8, 1934 in Jacksonville, Alabama, a son of the late Raymond and Thelma Turner Parris. He was also preceded in death by his son, Ronald Gene Parris, brothers, Joe, Cecil, and Jimmy Parris, sisters, Nellie Copeland, Inez Parris, and Vivian Ballew.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Lillian Parris of the residence; son, Terry Phillips of Dalton, GA; daughters and sons-in-law, Mary Jane and Larry Morehead of Texas, Alice and Jerry McDowell, Frances and Matt Roddenberry of Cleveland, TN, Janice and Steve Broyles of Naples, FL, Christine and Matt Larsen of Chatsworth, GA; brothers and sister-in-law, Darrell Parris, Jerry and Wanda Parris; sisters and brothers-in-law, Martha and Allen Wilkes all of Jacksonville, AL, Joyce Newman of Tallapoosa, AL, Rita Gail and Carlos Reina of Weaver, AL, Wylene Parris of Birmingham, AL; thirteen grandchildren, Chris and Leigh Anne Moorehead, Hollie and Jesse Hernandez, Georgianna Smith, Angela Jackson, Jennifer and Chuck Haggart, Bryan Parris, George and Tori Jackson, Amanda and Eric Hyatt, Tyler Evans, Becky Phillips, Cody, Justin and Dustin Jenkins, and a number of great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Services to celebrate the life of Mr. Billy Gene Parris will be held Friday February 8, 2013 at 10:00 am from the Ponders Melrose Chapel with Reverend George Ross officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm Thursday. Visitation will also be held Saturday, February 9, 2013, 10:00 am until 12:00 noon at the K.L. Brown Funeral Home in Jacksonville, Al. with services to be held at 12:00 noon. Interment will be in the Monger Cemetery in Jacksonville, AL. Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
Arrangements by Ponders Melrose Chapel, Dalton, GA. (706)226-4002 YOUR SELECTED INDEPENDENT FUNERAL HOME

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