Age: 55

David W. Parris, 55, of McDonough, died Sunday, May 22, 2011. He was born in Havre, Mont., to the late Clarence Bruce Parris and Delores (Sally) Harmon Johnson. David was also preceded in death by his daughter, Lesa Marie Parris and father-in-law, Frank Statham. David worked for AT&T for over 33 years. He was a member of CWA and Pi Kappa Phi. He is survived by his wife, Laura Anne (Statham) Parris, of McDonough; children, Allison (Andy) Owen, of Forsyth, Ga.; Patrick Franklin Parris, of McDonough; brothers, Paul (Tammy) Parris, of Wellington, Ala.; Michael (Charity) Parris, of Cedar Springs, Ala.; Keith (Thonda) Parris, of Cedar Springs, Ala.; mother-in-law, Mary Ann Statham, of McDonough; sister-in-law, Kim (Andy) Powell, of McDonough; several aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Graveside Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, May 27, at Eastlawn Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Thursday, May 26, from 6 p.m., to 8 p.m., at the Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that you remember the GOLD ribbon and make donations to www.curechildhoodcancer.org. Those who wish may sign the online guest registry at www.cannonclevelandfunerals.com. Cannon Cleveland Funeral Directors, (770) 914-1414.