Wednesday, August 6, 2014

Anne Paris, 1934-2014

October 7, 1934 - August 5, 2014


Anne Parris, 79, of Berrien Springs, passed away Tuesday afternoon, August 5, 2014, at her home.

A Memorial Service will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, August 10, at All Nations Seventh-day Adventist Church in Berrien Springs, where she was a member. Friends are invited to visit with the family at the church from 1 - 3 p.m. prior to the service. Inurnment will be next to her husband in Ft. Custer National Cemetery. Memorial donations may be made to Berrien County Cancer Service. Allred Funeral Home, Berrien Springs, is serving the family, and online messages may be left at

Anne was born October 7, 1934, in Saskatchewan, Canada, the daughter of Oscar and Anna (Hendrickson) Akre. She married Eddie Parris in Boulder, Colorado, on July 15, 1956. She earned a Bachelor's degree in music from Andrews University, and in addition to caring for her family, she had worked at the Andrews University Bookstore. Survivors include two daughters: Laurena Parris of Orlando, Florida, and Sharilyn Pisarsky of Traverse City, Michigan; four sons: David of Belleville, Wisconsin; Keith (Carol) of Colorado Springs, Colorado; Donald of Ypsilanti, Michigan; and Jerry of Berrien Springs; six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren; and a brother, Mervyn Akre of Victoria, British Columbia. Anne was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie; and two sisters: Ruby (Victor) Caruso and Alice Ferraro.



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