The Rev. Joel Daniel Parrish
Mar 18, 2014 | 968 views | 0 0 comments | 11 11 recommendations | email to a friend | print
The Rev. Joel Daniel Parrish, born June 9, 1936, went home to be with the Lord on March 16, 2014, surrounded by his loving wife and family at St. Vincent’s Hospital.

Visitation will be today, March 18, 2014, from 6 until 8 p.m. at Bell Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, March 19, 2014, at 2 p.m. in the Bell Sumiton Chapel, with burial in the Brasfield Cemetery. The Revs. Barry Lombard, Lane Sargent and Mike Butler will officiate.

Preceding him in death were his parents, Verney Roosevelt and Era Mae Parrish; and father- and mother-in-law, Henry Clay Sr. and Christine Morgan.

Survivors include his loving wife of 60 years, Patricia Morgan Parrish; daughter, Ellen Parrish Herron and her husband, Mark; son, Daniel Clay Parrish and his wife, Teresa; grandchildren, Valerie Herron Reese and her husband, Stan, Victoria Parrish King and her husband, Josh, Daniel Clay Parrish II and his wife, Lauren, and Joel Mikel Parrish; great-grandchildren, Granger Reese, Maggie Reese, Delana Reese, Kennedy King, Paige King and Ella Parrish; brothers and sisters, Wallace Morgan and his wife, Elaine, Henry Morgan and his wife, Elaine, Dennis Morgan, Susie Nichols and her husband, Randy, Sarah Reaid and her husband, David, Rhonda Dollar and her husband, Jerry, Karla Butler and her husband, Garry, and Karma Morgan; and a host of other relatives and friends.

You may sign an online register or express private condolences to the family at

Bell Funeral Home, Sumiton; 205-648-6611