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