Funeral service for James William Parkman, 88, of Emory, will be held Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Lake Fork Baptist Church. Burial will follow in the Elm Cemetery.
Bro. David Smith and Bro.Johnny Wheat will officiate.
Visitation will be Friday evening, 6:00 - 8:00 pm. at Wilson-Orwosky Funeral Home.
Mr. Parkman died Thursday morning, April 11, 2013 in Sulphur Springs, at Hopkins County Memorial Hospital.
He was born July 8, 1924, in Floydada, to Hubert Henry and Viola Victoria Luttrell Parkman.
J.W. and Eva Cate were married on August 29, 1947 in Grapevine.
He retired from Lone Star Gas Company in Dallas where he worked as a service supervisor .
He is survived by:
Wife: Eva Parkman of Emory
Son: James Parkman of Van Alsytne
Daughters: Linda Adams and husband Ron of Coppell, Vicki Lannom and husband Billy of Chico
Betty Martin of Seagoville
Grandchildren: Wayne Parkman, Dustie Parkman, Austin Adams, Andrew Adams, Aspen Adams, Neil Sears, Chasity Martin, Justin Martin
Great-grandchildren: Sheldon, Shelby, Ty, Ainsley, Landon, also due in October are 2 more great-grandchildren
Numerous other loving family and friends
Preceded in death by: parents; 2 sisters, and 1 son,-in-law, Jimmy Martin in 2001