Dixie Mae Parris, 96, of Sylva passed away Wednesday, May 1, 2019 at Morningstar Assisted Living. She was a native and lifelong resident of Jackson County. Daughter of the late, Claude Monroe and Ethel Green Parris. She retired from Buster Brown Manufacturing Company and was a member of Buff Creek Baptist Church.
She is survived by a brother, Howard Parris of Sylva and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
A funeral service will be held at 2:00 pm, Saturday, May 4, 2019 in the chapel of Western Carolina Funeral and Cremation Service with Revs. Gerald Morris and Kent Lowdermilk officiating. Burial will follow at Addie Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00 pm until 2:00 pm at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to: Addie Cemetery Fund c/o Hollye Moss 1274 Mineral Springs Drive, Sylva, NC 28779
Western Carolina Funeral and Cremation Service is assisting the family.