PORTAGEVILLE - Carl Lomax Parrish, 82, died Aug. 23, 2007, at his home in Portageville
Born Dec. 9, 1924, in Ewell, Ala., to the late Horace Greely and Willie Mae Stephens Parrish, he moved to Portageville from Martin, Tenn., in 1977. He retired as a corporate pilot in 1987 from Noranda Aluminum. Prior to that, he was a charter pilot for many years and was a flight instructor and airplane mechanic. He served in the U.S. Navy and was a veteran of World War II and the Korean War.
On Nov. 24, 2945, in Reno, Nev., he married Jean Louise Babb who survives of the home.
Other survivors include: two sons, Max A. Parrish of Lexington, Ky. and Larry G. Parrish of Moore, Okla.; one brother, Billie Parrish of Lakeland, Fla.; four sisters, Sarah Carbonelli of Gloversville, N.Y., Eva Merie Harrell of Dothan, Ala., Jeanette Johnson of Pinson, Ala. and Diane Baxley of Slocomb, Ala.; and three grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
Visitation is at 6 p.m. Friday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville. Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Gallimore Funeral Home in Chapel Gleason, Tenn.
Burial with full military honors provided by the Military Honor Guard will follow in Hopewell Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be members of the Military Honor Guard.