2018-05-17 / Obituaries


Thomas E. Parden, 81, of Coffeeville died May 19, 2018 at Providence Hospital.

He was born Aug. 30, 1936 in Coffeeville to William L. and Annie Elizabeth Parden. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Coffeeville. He was a retired paper mill worker.

Survivors include his son, Tom (Janet) Parden, Coffeeville; two daughters, Beth Parden, Tuscaloosa, Ellen (Ken) Hamilton, Thomasville; three brothers, William L. Parden Jr., Mobile, Dempsey Parden, DeRidder, Louisiana, Weldon Parden, Mobile; sister, Gilly Durrell, Coffeeville; six grandchildren, Cari Hamilton, Thomasville, Jill Hamilton, Thomasville, Crystal (Robert) Crouch, Allison Parden, all of Butler, Lauren Huckabee, Jackson; five great-grandchildren, Brooklyn Crouch, Amelia Crouch, both of Chatom, Avery Harris, Howard Moody, Ella Moody, all of Butler.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Fay Parden.

The service will be Wednesday, May 23 at 11 a.m. at the Coffeeville Baptist Church with Rev. Brent Fuller officiating. Burial will follow at the Ulcanush Baptist Church Cemetery in Coffeeville.

Active pallbearers will be Van Phillips, Scotty Downey, Allen Blakenship, Charles Hamilton, Robert Crouch and Phillip Moody.

Condolences may be offered at www.obryantchapelfh.com.

  O’Bryant Chapel Funeral Home will direct.


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