Dirce Ciccone Parris, 97, passed peacefully in her home on Sunday, November 8, 2020. She was surrounded by her loved ones. She was born on December 10, 1922, in Itri, Italy. She lived through six years of World War II, where she met her husband, William (Bill) E. Parris, an American GI Serviceman.
It took seven years after the war before she could come to be with her husband. She lived the rest of her life in Hendersonville, NC. She is preceded in death by her loving husband, William E. Parris, and her son William (Danny) E. Parris Jr.
She is survived by her six children: daughters Joan Whitmire of Hendersonville, Margaret Balentine of Hendersonville, Mary and her husband Mike Cain of Rutledge, TN, and Elaine Hill of Hendersonville; sons Mike and his wife Gwen Parris of Etowah, and Lee (Eddie) Edward Parris of Hendersonville. She had many grandchildren, several great-grandchildren, and one great-granddaughter.
Our loving mother will truly be missed.
A Memorial Service will be held at four o’clock in the afternoon on Thursday, November 12, 2020, at Shuler Funeral Home.