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Bea Parkman

Thursday, October 25, 2007

Bea Parkman, the daughter of the late Ernest Taylor and Catherine Clyde Lamb Campbell, was born in Cardwell on Sept. 26, 1927, and died at the Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center on Monday, Oct. 22, 2007, at the age of 80.

She had lived in Parma and had been a resident of Malden the past 20 years. She had worked as a carpenter with Continental Homes before she retired. She was of the Baptist faith, a member of the Eastern Star; and she enjoyed gardening.

She was married to Ray Clayton Parkman in Piggott, Ark. He preceded her in death on Sept. 16, 1975.

Surviving are one son, Don Parkman of Hesperia, Calif.; three daughters, Charlotte Morgan of Malden, Carol Golden of Charleston, S.C., and Sue Hailey of Broomfield, Colo.; 10 grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; three brothers, Harold Campbell of O'Fallon, Vernon Campbell of Granite City, Ill., and Daniel Campbell of Oklahoma.

She was preceded in death by one sister, Mary Keaton; and five brothers, Edward, Robert, Ernest, Wallace and Aaron Campbell.

Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 25, 2007, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Parma.

Funeral services will be conducted at 1 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26, 2007, at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Parma with Mark Stockton of Portageville officiating.

Interment will follow in the Parma Cemetery with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Parma in charge of arrangements.