News and Tribune

April 29, 2013

James Ervin Parkins, 59; of Sellersburg

Funeral services for James Ervin Parkins, 59, of Sellersburg, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday, May 2, at Garr Funeral home, Sellersburg, with burial in Walnut Ridge Cemetery, Jeffersonville. He died Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services.

He was retired United States Coast Guard.

Surviving include a brother, Marvin Parkins, of Worcester, Mass.; sisters,  Loraine Wall and her husband, Gary, of Jeffersonville, and Jeannette Hood and her husband, Brian, of Sellersburg; and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, at the funeral home.

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