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Elijah Taylor Parnell

2003 ~ 2022 (age 19)


Elijah Taylor Parnell of Shreveport, Louisiana passed away on Thursday, June 16, 2022. He was born January 6, 2003 in Shreveport, Louisiana to Francine Cascio Parnell and John David Parnell Jr.

Elijah was proud that he graduated from Captain Shreve High School in May, 2022. He loved animals, music, movies and video games. He especially enjoyed chillin' with his friends and was always there for others, helping in hard times. Elijah loved his cereal and PB&J sandwiches. He always had a smile on his face. He will be greatly missed by those who knew him best and loved him most.

Left to cherish his memory are his parents, Francine and John Parnell; brothers, Dylan Parnell and Caleb Peterson; uncles, Pete Cascio, Billy Cascio, and Kristopher Parnell; aunts, Julie Cascio, Donna Cascio, Amy Cascio, Brenda Cascio, Christina Hart, and Brandy Cascio; cousins, Hagen Cascio, Jace Cascio, Shane Cascio (Whitney), Chace Cascio, Austin Winn, Sara Fields (Derrik DeRoche) and their children, Derrik DeRoche Jr. and Lilah Deroche, Cailyn Cascio, Cort Cascio, Amelia Cascio, Halley Cascio, Kevin Hart, Ashley Fowler (Tony) and their children, Trip and Caden; great grandfather, James A. Parnell "Pa"; grandfather, John David Parnell Sr. (Judy); lifelong family friend Chasity J. Springer and Molly A. Morgan, along with numerous great aunts, uncles and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Frank and Joyce Cascio, Linda E. Parnell, Caroline O. Evans and his great grandparents, Jeanne Parnell, Loyd and Vera Oxley.

A visitation for Elijah will be held Friday, June 24, 2022 from 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Centuries Memorial Funeral Home, 8801 Mansfield Road, Shreveport, Louisiana 71108. A celebration of life will occur Saturday, June 25, 2022 at 1:30 PM. He will be laid to rest in Forest Park West, 4000 Meriwether Rd, Shreveport, LA.

Honoring him as pallbearers will be Hagen Cascio, Jace Cascio, Abram Simms, Andrew Walker, Cody Vaz, and Austin Mottet.



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June 25, 2022

1:30 PM
Centuries Funeral Home
8801 Mansfield Rd
Shreveport, LA 71118

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