Jerry Parrish

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Major Jerry O. Parrish, 79, died September 16. He was born September 14, 1934 in Lincoln, Ala. Major Parrish was a decorated Army Officer who served in Vietnam. His decorations included two Silverstars, three Bronze, Purple Heart and others. He held a BA, an MBA and a Teaching Certificate for languages. He is survived by his wife Hannelore; three daughters, Patricia "Patty", Lisa (husband David Arroyo), and Tiffany; and four grandchildren, Petra, Nicholas, PJ and Max. A memorial service will be held 10 a.m., Saturday September 28, at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church in Crofton. He will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery with full military honors at a later date. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the "Wounded Warriors" program. Online condolences may be placed at

Published in The Capital on Sept. 20, 2013
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