Audra H. Parris – October 20, 2017

Audra H. Parris, 98, of Dover went to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, October 20, 2017 in the Hennis Care Centre.

Born October 18, 1919 in Sherrodsville she was a daughter of the late Samuel and Edna Chaffin Herbert. Audra was also preceded in death by her husband, C. “Thirmon” Parris on April 25, 1981; five brothers; one sister and two grandchildren.

Audra retired in 1988 from JC Penney in Dover after 20 years of service; she had also worked at GE for 11 years. A devoted Christian, she was a member of Dover Baptist Temple, and in her spare time she enjoyed flower gardening, baking and shopping. Family was the center of her life and she cherished every moment of being together.

A wonderful and loving mother and grandmother, Audra will be sadly missed by her son, James (Sharon) Parris of Dover; step-daughters, Judy (Neil) Beal of Dover, Barbara Mason of New Philadelphia, Sally Taylor of Dover; step-son, John (Carole) Parris of New Philadelphia; 10 step-grandchildren and 19 step- great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held on Monday, October 23 at 1:00 pm in the Toland-Herzig Funeral Home and Crematory at Dover with Pastor Duane Houser officiating. Interment will be in the Ridgecrest Memory Gardens. Friends can call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service on Monday. Those wishing to express their fondest memories of Audra may do so by visiting the online obituaries link on the funeral homes website.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association at 408 9th St. SW, Canton, Ohio 44707.

Toland-Herzig Funeral Homes & Crematory
803 North Wooster Avenue
Dover, Ohio 44622