Sara “Sallye” Parrish


Mrs. Sara “Sallye” Parrish died peacefully surrounded by her loving family on Sunday, May 26, 2019, at Southeastern Regional Medical Center in Lumberton, N.C. She was 85.

She lived in Richmond, Va., for 40 years, with a summer home on Islesford. She retired to that home in 1999. Her health issues predicated her move to North Carolina to be near her son Joseph’s family.

She is survived by her loving husband, James M. Parrish; her sons: J. Michael, Jeffrey and Joseph; her daughter-in-law, Kendra Parrish; granddaughters, Sarah and Callie; and an extended family.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, May 30, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, 1202 N. Chestnut St. in Lumberton, N.C.

In lieu of flowers, please make a contribution to your favorite charity in Sara’s honor.


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