Everett C. Parrish

March 1, 2021
Everett C. Parrish

Everett C. Parrish, 84, of Norfolk, passed away on March 1, 2021.

Everett worked and retired from being a Grocery Manager, working for Safeway for 30 years and Gene Walter for 20 years.

He attended and was a member of Victory Worship Church, where he taught children Sunday School. He spent 17 years as an Elder at Ocean View Presbyterian Church, where he touched numerous lives. Later in life, God called him to help feed the hungry, he and his wife Alice began attending Way of the Cross Church, which has a robust ministry to helping feed the hungry. He was a long-time supporter of True Vine Church and a family friend to Pastor Gibson and family. He enjoyed being around his friends and family and sharing the word of God.

Everett is preceded in death by his wife of 43 years, Alice Parrish; and six of his siblings. He is survived by his sons, Tim (Donna) Parrish, Roger (Marsha) Mathias, and Tony Mathias; daughters, Loretta (Barry) Riddle, Theresa (Charles) Pergerson, and Sharon (Phillip) Glasscock; brother, Earl Parrish; sisters, June Burton and Arlene Berry; 19 grandchildren; and 25 great-grandchildren.

A private family memorial service will be held at a later date.


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  • March 06, 2021
    Theresa Pergerson says:
    Dad your love and lessons will always be a part of me. I have your shoes to proof no one will ever fill them the way you did. Rest In Peace.

  • March 06, 2021
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  • March 14, 2021
    Colleen McCabe says:
    Ev you will be greatly missed. You and Alice were such a joy planning all the fashion shows at Gene Walters Marketplace. You were a good man, honest and caring