Funeral services for Mr. Joseph Harrell Parten, 73 of Jachin, were held Sunday, October 3rd at 3 P.M. from the Chapel of Bumpers Funeral Home with Rev. James Bonner officiating. Burial followed in Clear Creek Cemetery.
Mr. Parten passed away October 1, 2010 at his residence. He was retired from Ft. James Corporation.
He is survived by wife Ann G. Parten of Jachin; sons Billy Downing of Montgomery; Chuck Downing (Sandy) of Monroeville; daughters Lisa Walters (Mike) of Demopolis; Amy Christopher (Howard) of Butler; Holli Mason (Ron) of Butler; Angie Mayton; brothers Cecil Parten of Wetumpka; Arthur Parten of Butler; 10 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.
Pallbearers: Steve Caudle, Charlie Koon, Ben Smith, Jimmy Vick, J.D. Norton, Russell Williams. Honorary pallbearers: C.L. Rolison, Billy Jenkins, Gary Fortenberry, Jimmy Newton.