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Frank Daniel Parrish
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Birth: Dec. 15, 1921
Crawford County
Kansas, USA
Death: Aug. 19, 1994
Vinita
Craig County
Oklahoma, USA

Frank D. Parrish, age 72, of Vinita, died Friday, Aug. 19, 1994, at Craig General Hospital in Vinita after a brief illness (colon cancer). He was born Dec. 15, 1921, at Arcadia, Kan. to Walter and Ida (Elliott) Parrish. As a young child, he moved with his parents to Craig County, where he grew up in the Fields District and attended high school at Chetopa. He served in the U.S. Army Air Forces in World War II. He married Edna Powell on May 9, 1945, in Childress, Texas. They lived in Vinita 10 years before moving to Arizona in 1958. He was a professional sign painter and worked as an industrial painter for Kennecott copper mines near Hayden, Ariz. for 17 years. A man of many talents, he was also an artist, wood carver, musician, and carpenter. After retirement, he returned to Oklahoma and built a new home southeast of Vinita. He was a member of the Masonic Lodge No. 5 AF & AM at Vinita and Oklahoma State Fiddlers. Services were held Monday, Aug. 22, 1994, at 11:30 a.m., at Burckhalter Funeral Home Chapel in Vinita, with the Rev. Paul Jones officiating. Burial followed at the Fairview Cemetery in Vinita. 
 
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 Parents:
  Walter Parrish (1893 - 1987)
  Ida Jane Elliott Parrish (1899 - 1985)
 
 Spouse:
  Edna Lee Powell Parrish (1920 - 2011)
 
 Siblings:
  Frank Daniel Parrish (1921 - 1994)
  Ruth Ann Parrish Eggen (1926 - 1999)*
  Neal O. Parrish (1931 - 2007)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Vinita
Craig County
Oklahoma, USA
 
Created by: Lois Kay Hoxsie
Record added: Nov 27, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 81119025
Frank Daniel Parrish
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Frank Daniel Parrish
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