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James “Huebert” Parrish, April 7, 1920~June 23, 2014

Untitled-1James “Huebert” Parrish, 94 of Fayetteville went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 23, 2014 at Willard Walker Hospice Home. Huebert was born April 7, 1920 in the Blackburn Community near Winslow, Arkansas to James Parrish and Mary Davis Parrish. He worked for many years at Pillsbury Feed and then Fox Deluxe as a chicken doctor. Huebert and his wife Melva owned and operated Parrish Grocery for several years. He retired from the United States Postal Service as a Mail Carrier. Huebert was a member for many years at Sang Avenue Baptist Church, where he was a member of The Woodshed Quartet. He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 74 years, Melva Parrish; son, Darrell Parrish; six sisters and four brothers. Survivors include his son, Wayne Parrish and wife Frances of Fayetteville; daughter, Darlene Counts and husband Robert Wayne of West Fork; daughter in law, Linda Parrish of Farmington and brother, Lambert Parrish of Fayetteville. He was blessed with six grandchildren, Dianne Omohundro, Michael Parrish, Bradley Parrish, Kristi Parrish, Darin Parrish and Chad Parrish and twelve great grandchildren. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at Beard’s Funeral Chapel from 5-7 PM. A funeral service will be held at Sang Ave. Baptist Church on Friday at 10 AM with Pastor Paul Dennis officiating and Avery Minor , T.O Spicer and Dennis Artman assisting. Burial will follow at Baptist Ford Cemetery. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.beardsfuneralchapel.com.

 

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    Wanda Brannan and Faye Taylor » 26. Jun, 2014

    What a wonderful legacy Huebert and Melva left for family and friends in serving the Lord Jesus all these years. I can remember when I was just a little girl and uncle Gilbert [Melva's father] played the piano at Bethlehem, Huebert and Melva would bless us with their beautiful singing voices .When we are young we take so many things for granted, but our memories keep us in touch with the past, I praise God for the precious memories, and Huebert was still singing.
    I had such a good conservation with them at the family reunion.
    Melva’s father and my father [Roy] were brothers. Just wanted you to know our prayers are with you. Wanda and Faye.

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    Name » 26. Jun, 2014

    My prayers and thoughts go out to all the family. Louise Powers