Obituaries for Thurs., July 28, 2011

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 28, 2011


John L. Parrish, 74, of Evergreen, passed away Wed., July 27, 2011, at his residence.

Funeral arrangements are incomplete and will be announced later by Keahey Funeral Home.


O’Neal Creech, 79, of Red Level, passed away Mon., July 25, 2011, at his residence.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m., Fri., July 29, at the Hopewell Baptist Church with the Rev. Barry Wilkinson officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be tonight from 6-8 p.m. at Foreman Funeral Home.

Survivors include his wife, Betty Jean Creech of Red Level; his sons, Curtis O’Neal Creech and Michael Tracy Creech, both of Red Level; daughter and son-in-law, Debbie and Dave Sargent of Orlando, Fla.; his sisters and brothers-in-law, Catherine Spicer of Orlando, Fla., Linda Peavey, Barbara and Cecil Sanders, all of Samson, and Dianne and Dennis Allen of Daingerfield, Texas; brothers and sisters-in-law, Ewell and Carol Creech of Groveland, Fla., Max Rae Creech of Red Level, Roland and Jane Creech of Enterprise, Jerry and Lila Creech of Lawrenceburg, Tenn., Ted and Barbara Creech of Arab and Larry and Vickie Creech of Orlando, Fla.; several grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents, A.D. and Mildred Creech and sister, Melba Lolley.

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