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Morris Dale Parsley, 56

Morris Dale Parsley, 56 of Hot Springs, Arkansas departed from this life on December 14th, 2018 after a brief battle with a number of illnesses at the North Little Rock VA Hospital. Morris was born in Artesia, New Mexico on August 7th, 1962 to parents Alton Morris Parsley and Myrna Jo (Mask) Parsley. He was a 1980 graduate of Glen Rose High School where he enjoyed playing football and baseball. He served the United States Air Force, spending time in Germany and Norway serving the Office of Special Investigations. Later in life he worked as an automotive technician with Snap-On Incorporated, and ultimately opened his own business, Morris Automotive Equipment Services.  He is survived by his three daughters, Tiffany Myrna (Marcus) Parsley, Leah Anne Parsley, and Alexandra Rae (Austin) Payne, grandson Easton Payne, father Alton Parsley, siblings Gary Parsley, Vonda Parsley, Travis (Sara) Parsley, and Troy (Shannon) Parsley, nieces and nephews Amanda and Shawn Parsley, Kendra Land, Taylor Willis, Grant Parsley, Trevor and Allie Parsley, and Todd and Ashley Parsley, and special friend Teresa Barron.

Predeceased by his mother Myrna Jo Parsley, grandparents Chris and Ollie (Brown) Parsley, grandmother Mary Clifton, and nephew Nigel Crolley.

Cremation arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 501-982-3400. 



  • PAULA M HUGHES Posted December 19, 2018 7:02 AM

    I was so deeply sadden by this news. My prayers & condolences for the family & friends. I hadn’t seen Morris since I was a kid but he always kept a place in my heart. Fly high Cuz Love You

  • Stanley Efird Posted December 19, 2018 8:27 AM

    R I P Morris

  • Susan Hoffman Howard Posted December 19, 2018 9:37 AM

    So sorry for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers

  • MS. Robin @ P O Posted December 19, 2018 12:00 PM

    I’m so sad to hear about this. Such a sweet man. My thoughts and prayers are with you Alex.

  • Randle Taylor Posted December 21, 2018 7:37 PM

    We were just 12 days apart and Morris will be greatly missed. Our family’s love and prayers are with you all as we celebrate his homecoming to join all our loved ones who await our arrival at Heavens Gate.

  • Missy Vaught Morrison Posted December 22, 2018 9:56 AM

    I’m just now hearing about this. I’m so sorry as well as shocked.
    Morris and I were good friends in high school. My thoughts and prayers are with his family.

  • Jamie Johnson Posted December 23, 2018 11:15 AM

    I will never forget you,you thought me alot and was came into my life when i was 10 yrs old take care of my babies for me love you always,Jamie

  • Vonda parsley Posted January 12, 2019 1:42 PM

    Morris was a special soul that is missed by so many. I love my brother. more than life itself. I wished I could of taken his place
    He lived a week KNOWING he was going to die. That’s hard for me to know and real hard to watch. Love love forever my brother and best friend

  • Barbara Parsley Posted March 5, 2019 9:05 PM

    Miss u lot’s

  • Barbara Parsley Posted March 5, 2019 9:06 PM

    I will miss u lots

  • Alexandra R Payne Posted September 24, 2020 9:34 PM

    This will never get any easier. I love you, Dad.

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