Jess Mike Parson, age 77, a resident of Lockesburg, Arkansas died Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at his home.
He was born July 30, 1943, in Honey Grove, Texas. He was retired from Weyerhaeuser and was a member of the Calvary Missionary Baptist Church in Lockesburg. He enjoyed gardening, rodeo’s, trips to Texas, and “making his rounds” to see family.
Mr. Parson was preceded in death by his parents Jess Willard and Gracie Bell Forehand Parson; his wife Patricia Jester Parson; two sons, Michael Wayne Parson and Craig Bishop Parson; two brothers, J.W. Parson and Larry Parson and one sister, Brenda Webb.
He is survived by three sons and daughters-in-law; Gerald and Jessica Parson of Pleasant Hill, Oklahoma, Curtis and Chyan Parson of Foreman, AR and Ricky and Heather Parson of Ashdown, AR; two sisters and brothers-in-law, Lucy and Buddy Heath of Foreman, AR, and Jo and Phillip Hobbs of De Queen; twelve grandchildren, Maegan Cox, Antony Tollett, Morgan Stark, Dylan Hunnicutt, Jessa Bean, David Parson, Hadley Parson, Cale Parson, Morgan Parson, Coby Parson, Madison Mills and Aly Mills; fourteen great-grandchildren and a number of nieces and nephews.
Graveside funeral services for Mr. Parson will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, November 21, 2020, at County Line Cemetery in Nashville, Arkansas with Ann Holley officiating under the direction of Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen.
General viewing for Mr. Parson will be held from 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., Friday, November 20, 2020 at the Wilkerson Funeral Home in De Queen.
The family requests that everyone wear a face mask and practice social distancing for safety.
You may leave a condolence online at www.wilkersonfuneralhomes.com