Paul Parkman Jr.
Graveside services were held Jan. 22, 2022, at Pen Oak Baptist Church, Silver Creek, for Paul Parkman Jr., 91, who died Jan. 13 at Lawrence County Nursing Center, Monticello. Rev. Woodrow Parkman officiated, with Johnson Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Mr. Parkman was born in Silver Creek to the late Paul Sr. and Frankie Mae Parkman. He was a member of St. Paul Baptist Church. He worked over 30 years at International Paper in Jenna, La.
Mr. Parkman was married to the late Eva Ruth Parkman and to this union, seven children were born. He later married the late Mathel Lee Parkman, and no children were born to this union.
He was preceded in death by five children, Jimmy Dale Parkman, Calvin Parkman, Sheila Parkman, Willie Earl Parkman and James Howard Parkman.
He is survived by two children, David Paul (Debra) Parkman Sr., of Chicago, Ill.; and Linda Parkman, of Mississippi; seven grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; two sisters-in-law, Jewel Parkman and Kathanner Wright; and many other relatives and friends.