James Franklin Parks, 63, of Portageville, Mo., formerly of Kennett, died Sunday, Sept. 23, 2007, at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Mo.
Born Sept. 15, 1944, in Portageville, son of Wilburn "Gib" Parks and the late Mary Hazel Sherrod Parks, he was a member of the Free Trinity Pentecostal Church in Marston, Mo.
Survivors include two sisters, Darlis Posey and Brenda Owens, both of Portageville and his father, Wilburn "Gib" Parks, of Portageville.
Visitation will be from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., today, Wednesday, Sept. 26, at the John W. German Funeral Home in Hayti, Mo.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 27, at the John W. German Funeral Home Chapel with the Revs. Frank Townsend and Earl Davidson officiating.
Burial will follow in the Woodlawn Cemetery at Hayti.
Pallbearers will be Raymond Elliott, Mark Robert and Mark Edward Posey, Johnny Hall, Jay Bumpus and Ricky Joe Parks, Jr.