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James Wilkinson Parkinson

James Wilkinson Parkinson, 78 of Old Highway 31 died Sunday, February 10, 2013 in a Century, Fla., health care facility.
He was born in Jefferson County and had been a prior resident of Brewton before moving to Tallassee a number of years ago and returned to Brewton a year ago.  He worked as manager of the Loachapoka Water Authority, was the first chief and member of the McCall Fire Department and was a member of Catawba Springs Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife, Bobbie Louise Parkinson of Brewton; two sons, James E. (Teri) Parkinson of Brewton, and Stanley W. (Peggy) Parkinson of Andalusia; one brother, Robert T. Parkinson of Gardendale; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, Feb. 13 at 11 a.m. from the chapel of Craver’s Funeral Home with the Rev. Jeff Edwards officiating. Burial will follow in Catawba Springs Cemetery.
Visitation will be held at Craver’s Funeral Home on Wednesday from 10 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m.