The Palestine Herald, Palestine, Texas


July 3, 2014

Ray Arch Parton III

Services for Ray Arch Parton III, 51, of Nashville Tenn., and formerly of Palestine, will be at 1:30 p.m., Sunday, July 6, 2014 at Bailey & Foster Chapel with Dr. J.D. Andrews and Chaplain Ray Parton II officiating. Burial will follow in Neches Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Bailey & Foster.

Mr. Parton died Friday, June 27, 2014 in Nashville, Tenn.

He was born April 9, 1963 in Harris County to Ray Arch Parton II and Nita Virginia Flores Parton.

Mr. Parton was a manager for the radio station in Nashville and had a talk show. He was also owner of “House Rockin Productions”. He served his country in the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy.

Mr. Parton is survived by his son, Stephen Ray Parton of Longview; his parents, Nita and Ray Parton II of Palestine; grandmothers, Juanita Daisy Flores and Iris Grissom Parton.

Pallbearers will be Greg Carter, James Kirkwood, Stephen Ray Parton, Jon D. Andrews, John Pollock and Calvin Nicholson. Honorary pallbearers will be Frank Patterson, Jim Wells and Stephen Nolley.

Condolence calls will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday at Bailey & Foster Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Ray A. Parton III memorial fund at Capitol One Bank, P.O. Box 318, Palestine, Texas 75802.

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