Blanche Martin Parris
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Blanche Martin Parris, 90, a lifelong resident of Cleveland, passed away Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014.

She was a member of Covenant Baptist Church and co-founder of Parris Roofing.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Preston T. Parris; daughter, Linda Hall; parents, John and Ella Martin; and siblings: Millard Martin, Hubert Martin, David Martin, Tommy Martin, Pearl Baker, Lily Lunkford and Bertha Tinnell.

She is survived by her son, Randy Parris and wife, Cindy; grandsons: Gary Caywood and wife, Kathy, and David Parris and wife, Jenny; granddaughters: Renee Leamon and husband, Darion, and Kim Carr, all of Cleveland: 12 great-grandchildren; five great-great- grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; special niece, Sue Carter; and special young lady, Avianna Duerr.

The funeral will be held at 3 p.m. today, Aug. 5, 2014, in the chapel of Ralph Buckner Funeral with Pastors Jim Caywood and Gary Higgins officiating.

Interment will follow in Sunset Memorial Gardens with a white dove release ceremony concluding the service.

The family will receive friends from 1 to 3 p.m. today prior to the service at the funeral home.

The family suggest that memorials be made to TARC Scholarship Program, PO Box 60128, Nashville, TN 37206, or Covenant Baptist Church Building Fund, 249 Calhoun Road, Cleveland, TN 37323.

We invite to send a message of condolence and view the Parris family guest book at