top of page


William Clinton Parish, Sr.

Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016

William Clinton Parish, Sr. of Bay Mills, Michigan passed away Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016 at McLaren Northern Michigan Hospital in Petoskey, Michigan.  He was born Jan. 10, 1949 in Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan the son of Shirley Irene and Charles Eli Parish.  He coached the 4th, 5th and 6th grade basketball teams in Brimley for 30 years.  Surviving are his daughter Cori Lynn Parish;  son Cork (Elaine) Parish, Jr.;  brothers Charles (Diane) Parish and Joseph (Rebekah) Parish;  proud grandfather to Gavin, Charlie, Gabriel, Malorie, Lily and Billy;  nephews Ken Hyrman, Rob Hyrman, Dave Hunt; niece Jody Teeple.

Visitation took place on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church.  Services were held 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016 at St. Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church with Father Joseph Boakye-Yiadom officiated.  Clark Bailey Newhouse Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements.

Dorothy Alice Scott

Saturday, Dec. 17, 2016

Dorothy Alice Scott, 98, of Brimley, Michigan passed away Saturday morning, Dec. 17, 2016 at War Memorial Hospital's Long Term Care Unit.

Dorothy was born on June 2, 1918 in Pellston, Michigan, the daughter of the late Ray and Addie (Harris) Zimmerman. She graduated from Pellston High School and later earned her Associate's Degree from Eastern Michigan University. On May 27, 1937, she married Harold Russell Scott. Together with her husband, she owned and operated a motel, restaurant, gas station, and mechanic's garage in Eckerman, Michigan. Later, she worked for Community Action becoming an area representative and then a Head Start teacher until retirement at age 75. Dorothy was very active in her churches, Strongs Community Church and later Brimley Baptist Church. She enjoyed her flower gardens and knitting. She loved going to all of her grandchildren's activities. Dorothy was a member of the Eastern Star.

Dorothy is survived by her two sons: John F. Scott of Eckerman, MI and Paul (Charleen) Scott of Kinross, MI; 12 grandchildren, many great-grandchildren; and several great great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two daughters: Janet L. Pomeroy and Virginia L. Schnurer; a daughter-in-law: Susan Scott; a grandson: David Scott; two brothers: Vern and Marvin Zimmerman; and three sisters: Bernice Kroll, Katherine Sertich, and Helen Raney.

Services took place on Dec. 21 with the assistance of C.S. Mulder Funeral Home and Pastor Daniel Knepper officiating.  Burial will be at Coburn Cemetery in the spring. Condolences may be left online at

Please reload

bottom of page