Funeral services for Edith Anne Parish, 78, of Lake Cherokee, were held Tuesday, June 13, in the Cottle-Pearson Funeral Home Chapel in Overton with Reverend Ted White officiating. Burial folllowed in Mason Cemetery in Arp.

Mrs. Parish passed away Wednesday, June 7, 2017 in a Longview hospital. She was born July 20, 1938 in Gilmer to the late Otto Omar and Beulah Park Ashley and married Don Parish February 6, 1958 in Arp. She worked 23 years for Mr. Spiffy’s Carwash in Longview and had a big heart and helped many people.

She was an avid reader, loved drift fishing and was an excellent cook and wife. She was a member of Lakeview Baptist Church at Lake Cherokee.

Besides her parents, Mrs. Parish was also preceded in death by four siblings, Roger Ashley, Marie Roberson, Iris Rash, and Dave Ashley.

Survivors include her husband of 59 years, Don Parish of Lake Cherokee; three children and their spouses, Donna and Keith Pannell of White Oak, Susan Parish and Phillip Walker of Dallas, and Mark Parish of Lake Cherokee; four brothers and sisters, Merle Hall of Gilmer, Nancy Nunner of Longview, John Ashley of Lake of the Pines, and Jerry Ashley of Gilmer; six grandchildren and two great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Online registration and condolences are available at www.cottlefuneralhome.com.

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