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Tamaya Jawan Parris

March 17, 1977 — February 13, 2021

Tamaya Jawan Parris

Tamaya Jawan Parris, age 43 of Athens passed away, Saturday, February 13, 2021 at his residence.
A native of Etowah and resident of Athens for most of his life.  He was preceded in death by his grandmothers, Carol Harris and Rosalind Parris, Grandfather, Troy Parris, Cousin Erin Parris and Step-father, Timothy Lenoir. 
He was an avid Bass Fisherman who enjoyed spending countless hours on multiple banks and waterways, as well as attending The Bassmaster Classic Tournaments. 

He enjoyed watching and playing Basketball and Football, both of which he played throughout the years.

He also enjoyed listening to music and watching fishing shows, movies and documentaries.

He attended McMinn Central High School and later attended The University of Tennessee Knoxville.

He was a long time employee of Con Met but was most recently employed by Boyd Constructions
Mother, Doris Parris of Etowah;
Father, Timothy (Dee Anne) Parris of Fayetteville, NC;
3 sisters, Latasha (Ray) Parris of Athens, LaShawna (Princeton) Brown of Etowah and Deidre Parris of Columbus, OH;
Nieces and Nephew, Kylan Lenoir, Amani Sanders, Journee Johnson, London Stone, Nyah Brown.
2 Uncles, John (Sherry) Harris of  Athens and Tony Parris of Michigan;
Special friends, Delton (Tasha) Boyd, Randy Strong, Julie Suarez and her daughter Mia.
A host of cousins other extended family members and close friends.
Celebration of Life Service will be 2:00 PM Saturday, February 20, 2021 in the Chapel of Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home with the Pastor Kevin Harris officiating.  The family will have a formal visitation from 12 Noon-2PM Saturday prior to the service at the funeral home.  Those who wish to come by earlier may come by starting at 9am Saturday to sign the book at the funeral home.  Those unable to attend may send condolences to  Laycock-Hobbs Funeral Home in Athens is in charge of the arrangements.

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