James "Onion" Parnell Obituary

James "Onion" Parnell

<p>James Marion &ldquo;Onion&rdquo; Parnell, 65, resident of 614 Chinquapin Rd. passed away Saturday Oct. 24, 2020 at Self Regional Medical Center in Greenwood, SC.</p> <p>Born in Abbeville, SC Sept. 26, 1955 he was a son of the late Edward Walker Parnell and Sara Waters Parnell.</p> <p>Onion as he was affectionately known by his loving family and his many friends was a retired Truck Driver having worked for a number of years for BHC Trucking in Greenwood, SC. He was a member of Lowndesville Pentecostal Holiness Church where he was the Sunday School teacher of the Teen Class. He also had a Local Church Ministers License which he was very proud of. Onion loved his family and they shared many a fun times with him playing his guitar and singing gospel music.</p> <p>Survivors include: two brothers Carl Parnell (Janice) of Iva, SC and Richard Parnell (Marilyn) of Iva, SC; four sisters Betty Jean Morrow of Calhoun Falls, SC, Sara Frances Peyton (Donnie) of Iva, SC, Janice Ferguson of Abbeville, SC and Carol Sue Lunsford (Tom) of Elberton, Georgia; a number of nieces and nephews.</p> <p>He was preceded in death by a brother Edward Parnell, Jr.</p> <p>Funeral services will be conducted Tuesday Oct. 27, 2020 at 2:00 PM at Lowndesville Pentecostal Holiness Church with the Rev. Scotty Willoughby officiating. The burial will follow in Smyrna Cemetery.</p> <p>The family will receive friends Monday afternoon from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at Lowndesville Pentecostal Holiness Church.</p> <p>Memorials in member of Onion may be made to Lowndesville Pentecostal Holiness Church, 215 Depot St. Lowndesville, SC 29659.</p>
September 26, 1955 - October 24, 202009/26/195510/24/2020
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