Preston and Blanche Parris
Preston and Blanche Parris are celebrating their 72nd wedding anniversary this month. They married in 1941, two years after meeting. They are the parents of two children, Randy and Linda. Mr. Parris worked for Brown’s Foundry and is the founder of Parris Roofing. Mrs. Parris went to work at Hardwick Woolen Mill when 16 and then Dobson Merchandise. She also sold beauty cosmetics and taught classes in skin care. When Parris retired, his son Randy bought the business and now runs it with grandson David Parris. The couple are residents of Signature HealthCARE.