Lonnie Manzo Parrish, Sr., 69, of Paragould, passed away on Monday, August 30, 2021. He was born March 25, 1952, to John and Mable Parrish. Lonnie was a man of few words, he kept to himself and kept his family even closer. He loved fishing, the beach, family dinners and he fondness for lighthouses. If you ever visited Lonnie, he would walk you room to room showing of his collection.
Lonnie was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Floyd Parrish; and sister, Doris Lomerson.
Survivors include his sons, Lonnie Parrish, Jr. (Gena), Nathan Parrish (Nikki); sisters, Viola Carpenter, Glenda Howard; Violet McDaniel; grandchildren, Shelby Greenway, Madison Parrish, Drew Parrish, Zachary Parrish, Corbin Parrish, and Jenna Parrish; great-grandchild, Kensleigh Burch; and Lonnie's companion, Darlisa Vinson.
The family will receive friends on Friday, September 3, from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Phillips Funeral Home. The funeral service will be on Saturday, September 4, at 11:00 a.m. at Phillips Funeral Home with Bro. Kim Bridges officiating. Burial will follow at Woodland Heights Cemetery.
Kevin Gamble, Jimmy Parrish, Richard Parrish, Chris Blackshear, Tom Green, and Jeremy Horton will serve as pallbearers.
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