Avis Jewel Evans Parrish: Jan. 30, 2019

Published 4:19 pm Thursday, January 31, 2019

AMERICUS — Avis Jewel Evans Parrish, 71, of Americus died Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2019, at her home. She was born April 18, 1947, in Sylacauga, Ala., to the late Ace Edward Evans and Berta McCord Evans. Because of her care and concern for others, she was honored by the Family Mission Team at Concord United Methodist Church through their “Bags of Love” service project.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 2 at Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel in Americus with the Rev. Matt Avera officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service, from 10-11 a.m.

Survivors include her husband of 55 years, Ronnie Parrish of Americus; daughter, Connie Jewel Parrish of Columbus; son, Ronnie “Ron” B. Parrish of Americus; a brother, James Edward Evans of Ellerslie; a granddaughter, Haleigh B. Parrish Tubbs and her husband Josh of Ellaville; and a great-grandson, Luke Allen Tubbs.

The family of Mrs. Parrish would like to graciously thank the Concord United Methodist Church Family Mission Team for honoring her through the Bags of Love project. She was thrilled and honored to be recognized in this project. Thank you for thinking of Jewel during her last days here on earth; we give God the praise and the glory.

The family suggests memorial contributions be made to: Concord United Methodist Church, 1996 Ga. Highway 30, Americus GA 31719 or to: Kindred Hospice, 100 Brookstone Centre Parkway, Columbus GA 31904.

You may sign the online guestbook at www.greghancockfuneralchapel.com.

Greg Hancock Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.