Transition ~ John Clark Parkhust, Jr., Nov. 10, 1920 -- June 15, 2008

Wednesday, June 18, 2008

  John Clark Parkhust, Jr. a resident of Holiday Island, was born Nov. 10, 1920 in Tucson, Ariz., a son of John Clark Sr. and Edna (Clark) Parkhurst. He died on Sunday, June 15 in Eureka Springs at the age of 87.

  Parkhurst was an X-ray technician and a member of the CIA. He was also a member of St. Gabriel's Episcopal Church in Springdale.

  On July 30, 1947, he married Margaret Louise (More) Parkhurst, who survives him of the home. He is also survived by one nephew, Charles Parkhurst and wife Janet of Poteau, Okla.

  He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Dr. Yule Eugene Parkhurst.

  Graveside services were held on Wednesday, June 18 at Hillspeak Cemetery in Eureka Springs with Bishop Leo Michael officiating under the direction of Nelson Funeral Service, Inc. Online condolences may be sent to the family at