Tena Parrish Williams

Profile Updated: January 9, 2023
Tena Parrish
Residing In: Magna, UT USA
Spouse/Partner: Monty Williams passed Aug 1, 2021 Covid
Occupation: Retired
Children: Monty and I had seven children. The first five were born in California. They were all girls.
Kimberlyn, More…1973;Leslie, 1974; Raianna, 1976; Lettie,1979; Evelyn,1981.
We moved to Alaska in 1982 and became foster parents for children under five. One of those children was a five month old baby boy, whom we were able to adopt by the time he was 16 months old.
We then had another baby girl.
Yes! Attending Reunion

Our children have blessed us with 19 grandchildren, it looks like they are slowing down. 12 girls and 7 boys.

School Story:

I remember my high school years as some of the most enjoyable and the most painful times of my life. I would never want to repeat those years. I made some great friends and had fun with most everyone who I did things with. I also made many mistakes and wasn't the kind of person I would like to have been. I didn't take school seriously and wish I had. . .


After high school I got a job at the phone company as a telephone operator, before I even got started my Dad got a promotion at work and we moved to Manteca, California.
I attended San Joaquin Delta College in Stockton for a couple of years and then I met Monty and we decided to get married. Monty became a telephone engineer and I did odd jobs until I started having children which didn't take long. As for me semi retired means my children all are grown and living on their own. They live all across the US and I don't see them as much as I would like.
In our life together we've lived in Modesto, Manteca, Taft, Sanger, Manteca, Victorville, back to Manteca-CA, Juneau, Wasilla- AK, Weaverville, Hughson, CA, La Junta, CO, Soldotna, and back to Juneau- AK. 2014, moved to Anchorage, AK I believe we have a few moves left. . .and it happened. We retired and have moved to West Jordan, UT in 2019. We have bought a home in Magna, UT and moved in. Hope this is it for awhile! July 11, 2021 Monty was hospitalized with Covid and passed away August 1, 2021. 😢
I really don’t like getting old and forgetful!

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Wow, I can't believe it's been 45 years!