James Keith Parkes, age 74, of Kosciusko, MS, died Thursday, May 27, 2010 at the MS State Veteran's Home in Kosciusko, MS.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00pm, on Saturday, May 29, 2010 at Newton County Funeral Home North in Newton, MS. Burial will be in the Newton County Memorial Gardens, Newton, MS.
Newton County Funeral Home North, Hwy 15 North, Newton, MS is in charge of arrangements 601-635-3200.
Mr. Parkes a Veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, was known for his love of family, travelling, being a dedicated worker and avid gardner.
Proceeded in death by:
Wife:Shirley Greer Parkes
Brother: Nicky Parkes
Parents: Thurman N. Parkes and Vashti Underwood Parkes
James K Parkes, Jr., Pensacola, FL
Susan P. Farrow, NH
Stephen B. Parkes, Pensacola, FL
Alice P. Hughes, Jackson, MS
Martha Parkes Graham, Forest, MS
Nancy Hollingworth, Conehatta, MS
Lynn Parkes Lewis, Harperville, MS
Brenda G. Parkes, Decatur, MS
Grandchildren: Weldon and Harley Hughes
Visitation will be held from 5:00-7:00pm on Friday, May 27, 2010 at the funeral home.