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Obituary - Mr. Lester Parrish
Hill’s Mortuary, Inc.
Mr. Lester Parrish
PORTAL, Ga. -- Mr. Lester Parrish, age 73, passed into rest Saturday, August 7, 2021, at his residence under the care of Ogeechee Area Hospice.
    The Bulloch County native was the son of the late Billy H. Parrish and Pearl Lee Harden Parrish.
    He received his formal education in the public school system of Bulloch County, Georgia.
    Mr. Parrish lived in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, for many years and was owner and operator of Parrish Roofing Company.
    In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his children, Brittany Parrish and Derek Parrish; his siblings, Mary Davis, Billy Parrish Sr. and Clifford Parrish.
    He is survived by eight children, Lisa Parrish Walker, Maliska Parrish, Dana Lovett, Shantel Robinson, Shannon (Patrick) Bent, Brayon Parrish, Lester Parrish Jr. and Destiny Parrish; a goddaughter, Leslie Andrews; two brothers, Homer (Essie) Parrish and Roscoe Parrish; sisters, Madesten Hall, Ola Lovett, Carolyn Johnson and Marilyn (Roosevelt) Martin; 11 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, a host of other relatives and friends.
    A walk-through viewing for Mr. Lester will be held Friday, August 20, 2021, from the hours of 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
    A graveside service and burial for Mr. Parrish will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, August 21, 2021, at the Scarboro Grove Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery with the Rev. Wallace Grant officiating.
    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, social-distancing will be enforced at the funeral home and graveside services. We ask that you adhere to all CDC guidelines.
    Final rites have been entrusted to Hill's Mortuary, Inc.

Statesboro Herald, August 19, 2021
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