Thomas Mark Parnell was born the son of Harlin F. Parnell and Robbie N. (Stark) Parnell on July 7, 1957, in Kansas City, Missouri, and departed this life February 19, 2015, at his home in Mammoth Spring, Arkansas, at the age of 57 years.
He is survived by two sons, Joshua Parnell and wife, Laura of Monette, Arkansas, and Seth Parnell of Mammoth Spring, Arkansas; one daughter, Sarah Parnell-Brown and husband, Aaron of Paragould, Arkansas; one grandson, Titus Parnell and one granddaughter, Joy Parnell, both of Monette, Arkansas; one brother, Mike Parnell and wife, Julie of St. Johns, Florida; several nieces and nephews; other relatives and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Harlin and Robbie Parnell.
Mark was a graduate of the Missouri Auction School in Kansas City, Missouri. He was associated with the Parnell Auction Service in Mammoth Spring and a real estate broker with Parnell Real Estate.
Mark worked for the United States Postal Service, delivering mail for many years. In his spare time, he enjoyed working with cattle, and fixing up old vehicles.
He will be remembered for his sense of humor, his love for chocolate ice cream, and his joy of giving to others. He will never be forgotten and will truly be missed by his family and friends.
Funeral Services for Mr. Parnell will be Sunday, February 22, 2015, at 2:00 PM at the Carter Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer with Brother Tom Harris officiating.
The family will receive friends at the Funeral Home Chapel in Thayer, Saturday evening, February 21st, from 6:00 until 7:00 PM.
Burial will be in the Pleasant Ridge Cemetery near Mammoth Spring, Arkansas.