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Joe Wylie Parris

October 28, 1935 ~ February 14, 2017 (age 81)

Joe Wylie Parris


Mr. Joe Wylie Parris age 81 of Big Canoe, GA died Tuesday following an extended illness.

Mr. Parris was born October 28, 1935 in Rome, GA son of the late Oliver Wylie Parris and Clara Blalock Parris. Mr. Parris owned a Real Estate Development Company where he served as President and Broker; he was a veteran having served in the United States Air Force, member of Trinity Church in Marble Hill and was an avid golfer. Mr. Parris was a member of the Big Canoe Golf Club and had been Club Champion numerous times representing them in many top tournaments including the Disney World Tournament in Florida.

In addition to his parents Mr. Parris was preceded in death by a brother Jerral Parris.

Survivors include his wife, Stephanie Johnson Parris, Big Canoe, GA; two daughters and son-in-law, April Parris Blando (Tom) Naples, FL and Pamela Propes (Brian) Austin, TX; grandchildren, Joseph Thomas Blando, Haley Propes and Taylor Propes. Two sisters and brother-in-law, Sandra Manley and Judy Cain (Joe), wife-in-law and husband-in-law June Kumin (Gerald), father-in-law, Grady Johnson and mother-in-law Joyce Green (Jeff), a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral services will be held Saturday February 18, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. in the Oaknoll Chapel of Miller and Richards Funeral Home with Chris Ridler of Trinity Church officiating, interment will follow in Oaknoll Memorial Gardens.

The family will gather at Miller and Richards Funeral Home Saturday where they will receive friends from 12 noon until the funeral hour. At other hours the family may be contacted at their respective residences.

The Oaknoll Chapel of Miller and Richards Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Joe Wylie Parris.

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