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Pause One True Love by Bruce H. Zimmerman (ASCAP)
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“Dottie was my very first babysitter. I wasnt old enough to go to school yet. We lived in the same neighborhood, until my dads job required him to...Read More »
1 of 4 | Posted by: Terry Joy (jurgess) - MI

“My dearest childhood friend was Cindy Parrish. I am so sorry for your loss, Cindy. Tuesday evening for no apparent reason, I thought of you. ...Read More »
2 of 4 | Posted by: Kathy McClain - Auburn, IN

“Oh my sweet friend ❤ So glad I was part of your life, and especially in your last days. You always had such nice things to say to me, I will...Read More »
3 of 4 | Posted by: Jill Hartman - Fort Waynd, IN

“Dottie will be greatly missed within Lutheran Life Villages. She was loved and cherished by all who she came in contact with. She will never be...Read More »
4 of 4 | Posted by: Christina Stringer - Fort Wayne, IN

Dorothy Lee "Dottie" Parrish, 92, passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2019 at Lutheran Life Villages in Fort Wayne. She was born in Montgomery County, North Carolina to the late George B. and Carrie (Tysinger) Coggin. She married Arthur T. Parrish on December 21, 1945 in Troy, NC and he preceded her in death. Dottie enjoyed quilting, knitting, and crafts of any kind. She and Arthur were members of Albion Methodist Church and were leaders at 4-H camp. Surviving are her children, Timothy A. (Susan) Parrish, Cynthia K. Miller, Sandra M. (Paul) Knapp, and Theodore L. (Michelle) Parrish; 12 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by six brothers and three sisters. All services are private. Memorial contributions may be made to Fort Wayne Heart to Heart Hospice. To sign the online guestbook please visit