Thursday, August 18, 2016

Bill Parkes

Mr. Bill Parkes, age 79, passed away in Gulfport on August 11, 2016.
Bill was born in Louisville, MS, on November 16, 1936, to the late Grady and Velma Parkes. He was retired from the Harrison County School System.
Bill is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Joyce Ingram Parkes; his daughters, Belinda Parkes, Susan (Mike) Thornton, and Sharon (Tim) Stockstill; and his grandson Grady Thornton. He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother, Otis Lamar Parkes.

Visitation: Saturday, August 20, 2016 1:00pm to 2:00pm First Baptist Church of Long Beach, 300 North Cleveland Street, Long Beach, MS 39560.

Memorial Service: 2:00pm First Baptist Church of Long Beach

In lieu of flowers, the family asks donations be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 1294 Gulfport, MS 39502 or