Memorial services for Mr. Joe Ernest Parham, age 73, of Midway, will be conducted at 12:00 PM Noon on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Horizon Health & Rehab in Manchester with Bro. Tommy Underwood officiating.
Mr. Parham was born in Cumberland County, TN, the son of the late James Claude and Mary Jane McCormick Parham. In earlier years, he was a self-employed auto mechanic. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy.
In addition to his parents, Mr. Parham was also preceded in death by his son, James William “Jim Bo” Parham of Crossville.
He is survived by his companion and love of 33 years, Mary Frances St. Charles; daughter, Sherry Parham Neal of Crossville; five brothers, James Terry (Diane) Parham of Midway, Sammy (Edna) Parham of Manchester, Sidney (Wanda) Parham of Morrison, Donnie (Sherry) Parham of Hillsboro, and Gary (Beverly) Parham of Manchester; two sisters, Carolyn (Roy) Bush of Midway and Reta (Carl Vaughn) Parham of Hillsboro; two grandchildren; five great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great, great nieces and nephews. Also surviving is Joe’s second family, the nursing techs and staff at Horizon Health & Rehab.
MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE PARHAM FAMILY