Alton Parris "Tunie" Parris

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  • "Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. Mr. Alton..."
    - Fran Dale
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    - American Heart Association
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Alton "Tunie" Parris, 83, passed away on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at his residence. Born in Choccolocco, he was a heavy equipment operator and member of Piedmont Church of Christ. He was preceded in death by his parents, Mark Sr. and Beulah Hulsey Parris; two brothers, Mark Jr. and Duke Parris; three sisters, Clara Faye Burns, Dorothy Smith and Joy Coppock, and two granddaughters, Jessie Ford and Jessica Parris. He is survived by his wife of almost 60 years, Arlis Grimes Parris; son, Steven David (Tammy) Parris; daughter, Debra (Philip) Burgess; sister, Sybil Bonner; four grandchildren, Wayne Ford, Josh (Andi) Parris, Jonathan Ford and Jamie (Jessica) Parris; four great-grandchildren, Mason Yates, Hunter and Hayden Parris, and Marlee Parris, and chosen daughter, Beverly Ponder. Visitation will be today, June 29, 2017 from 6-8 p.m. at Dansby Heritage Chapel with a graveside service on Friday, June 30, 2017 at 11 a.m. from Grimes Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Josh, Jamie and Clint Parris, Jonathan Ford, Mark Headrick, Boyd Coppock, Hunter Parris, Mason Yates, and Wayne Ford. The family requests, in lieu of flowers, donations be made to either the American Heart or . Mr. Parris was one who never met a stranger, was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, and will be greatly missed.Dansby Heritage Chapel is honored to serve the Parris Family.
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Published in The Anniston Star on June 29, 2017
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