Cover photo for Shirley Parris's Obituary
Shirley Parris Profile Photo
1933 Shirley 2017

Shirley Parris

May 21, 1933 — January 6, 2017


Shirley Fay Parris, 83, of Pleasant Hill, was born May 21, 1933, in Kansas City, Missouri, the daughter of Fay Julian and Opal Clementine (Perkins) Wilson. She departed this life at 8:40 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2017, at the Golden Years Nursing Home, Harrisonville.

Shirley was first united in marriage to Jack Smith on June 11, 1949, in Kansas City. He preceded her in death on January 15, 1979.  On December 28, 1979, she was united in marriage to Daniel Loren Parris in Pleasant Hill.  He preceded her in death on October 2, 2001.

Shirley was employed as a laborer for the A.D. Mohr Greenhouse.  She was a member of the Hope Baptist Church and a former member of the Ivy Leaf Chapter #215, Order of the Eastern Star.  She loved crocheting and fishing.

Shirley was also preceded in death by one son, Timothy Smith, and two great grandchildren, Jase Williams, and Caleb Smith.

She is survived by her three sons, John (and Mary) Smith of Linn Grove, Iowa, Daniel  (and Mary) Smith, and Michael Smith both of Pleasant Hill; one brother David (and Joan) Wilson, of Pleasant Hill; 12 grandchildren; 22 great grandchildren; 3 great-great grandchildren; other relatives and friends.

The family would like to thank the staff at Golden Years Nursing Home and Grace Hospice for the love and care they gave Shirley for the past few years.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, January 11, 2017 at the funeral home.  Reverend Richard Williams officiated.  Interment was in the Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Casket bearers were Terry Hartfield, Jimmy Dean Ross, Jason Smith, Josh Smith, Adam Petrowsky, and Travis Williamson.

Visitation was held one hour prior to the service.

Memorial contributions are suggested to the Pleasant Hill Cemetery and may be sent in care of the funeral home.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at

Arrangements: Stanley-Dickey Funeral Home, 203 N. Armstrong, Pleasant Hill, Missouri 64080 (816) 540-5550

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Shirley Parris, please visit our flower store.


Visits: 6

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree