JoAnn Alice Parrish Simon, 79, of Hickory, passed away December 17th, 2011 at her residence.
Born May 14, 1932 in Detroit, MI, she was the daughter of the late Eugene and Eugenia Jones Parrish.
Mrs. Simon retired as an administrator in the school systems. She was a member of Corinth Reformed United Church of Christ and was very active in the community and her various clubs.
A celebration of life will be held at 11:00 AM Tuesday, December 27th, 2011 at Bass-Smith Funeral Home.
She is survived by her daughters, Dee-Jay West of Boone, Freda Hentschl and husband Neal of Michigan; step-sons, George Simon and wife Joan of Michigan, Peter Simon of Mississippi; step-daughter, Connie Lovett of Georgia; and her grandchildren, Tyler J. Bradshaw, Kara J. Russ and husband Chris, Tara Simon, Erik Simon, Thomas Simon, Pete Simon, Jr., Mona Lisa Simon, Isaac Simon, Henry Lovett, Abbie Jeanne Hentschl, and Emily Hentschl.
Memorials may be made to Doctors Without Borders, P.O. Box 5030, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5030.
Bass-Smith Funeral Home is serving the family of JoAnn Alice Parrish Simon.