There is a problem with your email/password. She died of an aneurysm shortly after completing her last book Amelia Bedelia's Family Album. She was an active member of the First Parish Unitarian Universalist Church in Canton, loved Cape Cod and all sports, especially the Patriots. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. At Tributes.com we believe that Every Life has a Story  that deserves to be told and preserved. best known for writing the Amelia Bedelia series which later turned into a movie in 1984 bearing the same name. Tom & Jackie Crowe, Stockbridge, Georgia. Peggy was born on September 9, 1944 and passed away in May 2009. Mrs. Parish is survived by husband of 60 years, Walker Parish; children, Becky Parish Mitchell, Morrow, GA, Jack (Ashley) Parish, Athens, GA, and Brent (Dawn) Parish, Stockbridge, GA; grandson, Everett Parish, Stockbridge, GA. Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm on Wednesday, June 4, 2014 at the Chapel of Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors with Rev. ). Select a place on the map to place the pin. May God's peace be with you, Uncle Walker, Jack and Ashley, Becky, Brent and Dawn and Everett. All photos uploaded successfully, click on the Done button to see the photos in the gallery. The Real Jackie Kennedy Her style and grace were legendary, and her image came to define the 1960s. When I was going through the cards I said I didn't get one this year from Peggy I wonder why now I know. So sorry to hear of the passing of Peggy. She was so fortunate to have such a caring loving spouse, David. Parish was born in Manning, South Carolina to a poor family, attended the University of South Carolina, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. To share your memories of Peggy, please visit, To Plant Memorial Trees in memory, please visit our, I have so many great memories with Peggy. Mrs. Cecil was preceded in death by her sister, Helen and her mother and father. Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time. Try again later. She graduated from Holy Angels Academy. Found more than one record for entered Email, You need to confirm this account before you can sign in. Peggy was a resident of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma. I will always remember her for the sweet and caring person that she was. GREAT NEWS! Try again. I remember learning how to do the Division Clerk tasks from her. The email does not appear to be a valid email address. Interment will follow at Fairview Memorial Gardens. I am so sorry that we were not able to attend the services for Aunt Peggy. Are you sure that you want to delete this photo? Forward to Family & Friends; Print; Contact Support; Upgrade; Death Certificates; Share This Obituary. Please note: You are asking volunteers to find and take a photo of the headstone. Share Peggy's life story with friends and family. Your Scrapbook is currently empty. Previously sponsored memorials or famous memorials will not have this option. Edit a memorial you manage or suggest changes to the memorial manager. This account has been disabled. Obituary, funeral and service information for Mary M. ... Peggy worked as a registered Nurse for many years and most recently at the Mattapan Community Health Center. Parish was born in Manning, South Carolina to a poor family, attended the University of South Carolina, and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Use the links under “See more…” to quickly search for other people with the same last name in the same cemetery, city, county, etc. Close this window, and upload the photo(s) again. [2], Parish's most well-known character, Amelia Bedelia, is extremely literal minded and interprets idioms and other verbal expressions literally, which amusingly causes great havoc in each story. We're out of town but our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad and sorrowful time. Peggy Parish Obituary Remember Peggy Parish. We are so sorry for your loss. Arrangements by Moles Family Services. [1] She worked as a teacher in Oklahoma, Kentucky, and in New York. To Becky and family, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your mother. This flower has been reported and will not be visible while under review. Family members linked to this person will appear here. Peggy was born in Lulu on August 19, 1933 to the late Ervin and Jonnie Mae Williams. She was the daughter of Mearles Magdalene Hicks and Edgar Woodrow Parish. Add to your scrapbook. Thank you for the opportunity to have cared for Peggy. Peggy was the anchor in the NICU, a shoulder to lean on, a beautiful smile, and a joke or two. She is survived by her husband of 47 years, John Wesley “Jay” Cecil, Jr. of Greensboro; her son, Don Shropshire and her daughter, Lynn Hollingsworth and husband Mark of SC; two sisters, Bennie Robbins of FL and Barbara Buckner of SC; two brothers, Larry Martin and Mike Holt both of NC; two grandchildren, Melissa Shropshire Miles and Eric Hollingsworth and four great grandchildren.