Mark Elmo Parish, 66 of Litchfield, passed away on Thursday, August 31, 2023, at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland. He was born on January 28, 1957, in St. Louis, MO, a son of James Junior and Hazel Harrison Parrish.
Mark graduated from Litchfield High School with the class of 1975. Throughout his life, he was employed as a general laborer by several different companies. Mark attended First Apostolic Church in Greenville, was an avid Chicago Cubs fan, and enjoyed watching wrestling.
Mark is survived by two brothers, Wesley (Brigitte) Parrish of Germany and Bobby (Corinna) Parrish of Litchfield; two sisters, Peggy (Danny) Weinberg of Kilgore, TX and Fanny (Jon) Chasteen of Pocahontas, IL; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, Mark was preceded in death by two brothers, Jesse Parish and Daniel Parrish, and a sister, Rose Werner.
Funeral services for Mark will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, September 11, 2023, at Plummer Funeral Home. Rev. George Bankston will officiate. Visitation will be Sunday, September 10 from 3 until 5 p.m. at Plummer Funeral Home. Plummer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.