July 22, 2024
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Dauphin Lawrence Parrish

Private graveside services for Dauphin Lawrence Parrish, 62, of Point, are scheduled for 2:00 p.m., on Thursday, April 16, at Salem Cemetery, Alba. Bro. Robert Burns will officiate. 

Honorary pallbearers will be Dempsey Bullock, Joe Green, Joseph Swab, James Grubbs, Dap Clayton and Jason Dodson.

Mr. Parrish died on April 11, 2020, in Tyler. He was born September 12, 1957, in Dallas, to L.E. and Joyce Thorn Parrish. He lived in Wood and Rains counties most of his life, where he was a member of Emory Baptist Church. He was a minister of the gospel with Sink or Swim and Residents Encounter Christ Prison Ministries. He also worked as a welder. 

Mr. Parrish is survived by his son, Tyler Parrish of Michigan; nephew, Dustin Briggs and wife Nancy of Point; granddaughter, Lucy Parrish; three great-nieces, Kristie, Katie and Kaylee; two great-nephews, Kaden and Kameron; and numerous other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and sister, Aline Parrish on April 12, 2009.

A viewing will be held at Wilson-Bartley Funeral Home, Alba, on Wednesday, April 15, from 2:00-8:00 p.m. We will follow the state and CDC COVID-19 guidelines for 10 or less people at a gathering. Please be patient as we honor Mr. Parrish while keeping everyone involved healthy.