Matthew Parish Sr.
Greenville – Funeral services for Matthew Parish Sr., 73, of Greenville, are noon Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019, at Pilgrim Rest Baptist Church, with the minister Artis Parker officiating and Dr. Albert Mark Hines Sr., pastor. Visitation is 1-5 p.m. Friday, Jan. 18, 2019, at Harris Funeral Home, Greenville. He died Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2019, at Arbor Walk Health Care Center.
He is survived by two sons, Eric (Dejuana) Parish Sr., of Porter, Texas, and Aaron Bowie, of Louisiana; three brothers, Murphy (Eva) Duncan, of Ontario, California, Jimmy (Veronica) Parish Sr., of Anaheim Hills, California, Howard (Gloria) Parish, of Greenville; four sisters, Albertha Kemp, of Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Lizzie Hall, of Spanaway, Washington, Geneva Parish and Genetta Parish Pope, of Kileen, Texas; former wife, Dr. Mary Abram Parish; three grandchildren, Michelle Parish, of Houston, Texas, Eric Parish Jr. and Zachary Parish, of Porter, Texas; one uncle, Joseph (Doretha) Duncan, of Glen Allan; and two aunts, Betty Joor and Bobbie Merrill, of Greenville.