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Information for Burley Easton Parrish
9 November, 1902 - 20 August, 1987
The Idaho Press-Tribune
August, 1987

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B. Easton Parrish
    Graveside services for B. Easton Parrish, 84, of Nampa, who died Thursday, Aug. 20, at the Nampa hospital, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Caldwell.
    The Rev. Joseph Housh of the Nampa First United Methodist Church will officiate, under the direction of the Alsip Funeral Chapel, Nampa.  Friends may meet at the cemetery.
    Mr. Parrish was born Nov. 9, 1902, in Nowata, Okla., to William and Pearl Parrish.  He was reared and educated in Oklahoma.
    He married Maude 0. McGinnis Dec. 16, 1922, in Nowata.  They moved in 1925 to Texas, where he worked as a driller in the oil fields.  In 1943 they moved to Nampa and he worked for Lloyd Lumber Co. until his retirement in 1967.
    Mrs. Parrish died Oct. 10,1984.
    He had since resided in Nampa.
    He attended the Nampa First Congregational Church.
    He is survived by four brothers, Joe Parrish of Memphis, Tenn., Earl and Wayne Parrish, both of Nowata, and Raymond Parrish of Bartlesville, Okla.; three sisters, Lola Richardson of Springfield, Ill., and Naomi Parrish and Melvina Mathis, both of Tulsa, Okla.; and numerous nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by four brothers and a sister.
    Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, Mrs. Bert Stone, 1643 Park Ave., Nampa 83651; or flowers may be sent.
    Friends may call at the Nampa Alsip chapel today until 9 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m, to noon.

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