Shores, T. Parnell

T. Parnell Shores, 70 of Elyria, passed away on Wednesday, July 15, 2020. He was a retired teacher from Southview High School where he taught marketing for 32 years. He was a coin collector and loved his photography.

Parnell is survived by his children, Jordan Shores, Nicole Calopietro (Sean), and Aaron Barberic (Andrea); grandchildren, Tehya, Xavier, Zander, Quinn, Zoe, Karter, and Kaison; sister, Vanessa Booker; nieces, Keandra Booker, and Alonda Woods; cousins, E. Patilla Corn and C. Rochell Corn; his former wife and forever friend, Mary Louise Shores; and a host of other family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas and Irene Shores.

A Celebration of Parnell’s life will take place on Monday, July 20 at 4:30pm. Please arrive between 4-4:30pm at the Wyers-Bollinger Funeral Chapel, 2900 N. Ridge Rd., Sheffield Tnsp. Masks and social distancing are required.

Posted in Obituaries.


  1. My deepest sympathy to the family and friends of Parnell. Our childhood will be fondly remembered while growing up on South Maple.

  2. To The Family: Although words cannot begin to ease the sorrow of your loss. Please know that there are so many who care. May GOD’S promise of eternal life and the memories of your loved one bring you comfort and peace!
    William I.(Billy) Taylor Jr., Louisville,KY

  3. Vanessa and family, I am so very sorry to hear of Parnell’s passing. I can’t summon up adequate words to express the sadness that I share with you. My brothers and sons all share these feelings and send their condolences as well. I pray for your family’s comfort and peace.

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