Dorothy Dalton Parish

Posted: Thursday, August 05, 2004

Longtime Juneau resident Dorothy Dalton Parish, 84, died Aug. 3, 2004, at Wildflower Court in Juneau.

She was born Oct. 18, 1919, in Klawock to Maxfield and Mary Dalton. She resided there and in Wrangell with her parents until she was 17, when she married Chester Beverage. She lived in Ketchikan, Klawock, Wrangell and Petersburg at various times until she settled in Juneau with husband Robert Parish in 1950. They moved in 1956 and returned in 1974. She remained in Juneau until the time of her death. She attended religious services at the Salvation Army and the Bah'ai Faith.

She was preceded in death by her husbands, Chester Beverage, Dan Collins, Loren Smith and Robert Parish; and children, Ronald Beverage, Delores Collins and Carol Parish Morris.

She is survived by her children, Carmel Beverage Walder and Dixie Smith Hansen, both of Anchorage, Marie Collins Janes and Ione Smith Johnson, both of Tacoma, Wash., Daniel Collins of Portland, Ore., Lorene Smith of Longview, Wash., Robert, David and Edward Parish all of Juneau, Emery Parish of Belleview, Wash.; sister, Agnes Johnson of Anchorage; 40 grandchildren, great grandchildren, a great-great grandson, and many nieces and nephews.

A private family funeral service is planned for Friday, Aug. 6, 2004.

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