The Valdosta Daily Times
-- — Dec. Robert L. Parnell Sr. was born Jan. 24, 1925 in Lake City, Fla.. He departed this life on Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 at Heritage House Nursing Home in Valdosta, Ga. Home going celebration for Dea. Robert L. Parnell, Sr., will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013 at St. Luke Freewill Missionary Baptist Church, Lake Park. The Rev. Bruce Jenkins is pastor, and Bishop Horace Brown, Sr. will officiate. Burial will follow in The Odd Fellow Cemetery, Lake Park. Public viewing will be held from 12-8 p.m. today, Oct. 4, 2013 at Eric A. Brown & Son funeral Home. — Eric A. Brown & Son Funeral Home.