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Jerry Lynn Parkhill Veteran

Birth
Oakdale, Allen Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death
14 Jan 2015 (aged 83)
Fayetteville, Washington County, Arkansas, USA
Burial
Cremated, Ashes given to family or friend. Specifically: Memorial Service Add to Map
Memorial ID
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Jerry Lynn Parkhill, a resident of Harrison, died at Fayetteville, January 14, 2015. He was 83 years old.

Memorial service will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 17 at Holt Memorial Chapel with Mel Harness officiating.

He was born February 28, 1931 in Oakdale, LA, a son of William Smith Parkhill and Lula Belle (King) Parkhill.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and arrived in Harrison in the Mid 50’s as local manager of Central Airlines and later Frontier Airlines.

Jerry was a member of First United Methodist Church and its Fellowship Class. He was very active in Boy Scouts of America earning the rank of Eagle Scout and was the recipient of the Order of the Arrow and Silver Beaver Awards. He was Scout Master of Troop 129 sponsored by First Presbyterian Church and also worked with the Cub Scouts. His hobbies were gardening, hunting, fishing, floating the Buffalo River, and hunting arrowheads. He, and his wife, Virginia , enjoyed volunteering in the local school system where they lead reading groups and Jerry taught Chess.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Ruth (Davis) Parkhill, and his parents.

Survivors include his son, Bob Parkhill and his wife, Pam; daughter, Susan Parkhill; stepdaughter, Virginia Troy Brown; two grandchildren, Kristin Dooley and Erica Cason; and three great grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Hills, P.O. Box 1927, Harrison, AR 72601.


Jerry Lynn Parkhill, a resident of Harrison, died at Fayetteville, January 14, 2015. He was 83 years old.

Memorial service will be at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, January 17 at Holt Memorial Chapel with Mel Harness officiating.

He was born February 28, 1931 in Oakdale, LA, a son of William Smith Parkhill and Lula Belle (King) Parkhill.

He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy and arrived in Harrison in the Mid 50’s as local manager of Central Airlines and later Frontier Airlines.

Jerry was a member of First United Methodist Church and its Fellowship Class. He was very active in Boy Scouts of America earning the rank of Eagle Scout and was the recipient of the Order of the Arrow and Silver Beaver Awards. He was Scout Master of Troop 129 sponsored by First Presbyterian Church and also worked with the Cub Scouts. His hobbies were gardening, hunting, fishing, floating the Buffalo River, and hunting arrowheads. He, and his wife, Virginia , enjoyed volunteering in the local school system where they lead reading groups and Jerry taught Chess.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Virginia Ruth (Davis) Parkhill, and his parents.

Survivors include his son, Bob Parkhill and his wife, Pam; daughter, Susan Parkhill; stepdaughter, Virginia Troy Brown; two grandchildren, Kristin Dooley and Erica Cason; and three great grandchildren. Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of the Hills, P.O. Box 1927, Harrison, AR 72601.




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