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“Uncle Buddy,I think of you so often. I am so sorry for your lose.Theresa ”
1 of 46 | Posted by: Theresa Bunting (Woodcock) - MS

“Mr Parham, you are in my prayers ”
2 of 46 | Posted by: Dianne McManus - Hot Springs, AR

“Continuing in prayer for you all. She was such a precious friend, mentor, and teacher of my sons. She had such a positive influence on the many, many...Read More »
3 of 46 | Posted by: E.D. Totty - Fordyce, AR - Friend

“I am so very sorry to learn of Bobbie Ann's passing. We were classmates and friends at Fordyce High School. Bobbie Ann was lovely, compassionate,...Read More »
4 of 46 | Posted by: Pat Kilgore Abrams - Culver City, CA

“Rest in love Mrs, Parham. Some of my most fondest memories were created in your class. I especially enjoyed the books you read, of RAMONA & BEEZUS,...Read More »
5 of 46 | Posted by: Sherrie Letbetter-Thomas - AR

“I have only good memories of being in Mrs. Parham's fourth grade class. She was a wonderful person and teacher. Please know you are in my prayers. ”
6 of 46 | Posted by: Judy Totty Launius - Bearden, AR

“A great teacher! Praying for you! ”
7 of 46 | Posted by: Wade Totty - Camden, AR - Friend

“Mrs. Parham was one of my favorite teachers. Third grade was a difficult year for me because of multiplication tables. When I arrived at Mrs. Parham...Read More »
8 of 46 | Posted by: Angela Parnell-Steelman

“Fourth grade was my favorite, mostly because of Mrs. Parham. God bless all of the family. ”
9 of 46 | Posted by: David Baker - Conway, AR

“Oh how we love these special friends.You know she was so precious to me. Love and prayers for peace ”
10 of 46 | Posted by: Larry and sherry Whitley - Dover, AR

“My thoughts and prayers with your family. ”
11 of 46 | Posted by: Marcus Morgan - Fairfield Bay, AR

“So sorry for your loss. All my children had her and Mr. Parham. They really loved Mrs. Parham as we all did . My God comfort you during this time. ”
12 of 46 | Posted by: Denise Langford Abercrombie

“Some of my fondest memories at Patterson Grammar School in Fordyce are those of Ms. Parham's fourth grade class. She was an excellent teacher and a...Read More »
13 of 46 | Posted by: Marilyn Totty Norman - Fordyce, AR

“Heaven just got sweeter! Mrs. Bobbie will be sorely missed, but her amazing legacy will live on in the lives of her students and the many others who...Read More »
14 of 46 | Posted by: Sheila Stedman Hornaday - Gunter, TX

“She was a real sweet Lady. ”
15 of 46 | Posted by: Roger & Cathy Winningham - AR

“Our deepest sympathy to all her family. She will be missed.Glenn Kellogg and Brenda Russell ”
16 of 46 | Posted by: william Kellogg - Fordyce, AR

“We are so saddened by the loss of this precious lady. I will always treasure her last words to me Sunday. She was frail and her voice weak, but she...Read More »
17 of 46 | Posted by: John and Betsy Meador - Fordyce, AR

“Holding you in our hearts, at this sad time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
18 of 46 | Posted by: Dave and Lorrie Graaf - Johnston, IA

“Sorry for your loss. Praying for the family ”
19 of 46 | Posted by: Leslie Brown - Fordyce, AR

“Your family was the best neighbors one could have. I appreciate all the you did for my parents and cherish your friendship. I also am thankful for...Read More »
20 of 46 | Posted by: Terry Michael Rippy - Silang

“Prayers for Robert and the family. As a former pastor, 1998-2002, I adored Bobbie Ann and Robert and relied greatly on their wisdom and passion for...Read More »
21 of 46 | Posted by: Siegfried Johnson - Hot Springs, AR

“We are so very sad for your loss of one of the sweetest teachers and ladies in Fordyce, AR! She always had a smile and kind word for all. I know she...Read More »
22 of 46 | Posted by: Ted and Carol Higginbotham - AR

“I am so sorry for the loss of such a sweet person. My thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Parham, Rob, and Kathy. I am honored to have had the...Read More »
23 of 46 | Posted by: Donna Barnes Hart - Fordyce, AR

“Mrs. Bobbie Ann was such a sweet lady and she will be missed! My prayers are with Mr. Robert and her family and friends! ”
24 of 46 | Posted by: Emily Brown - Fordyce, AR

“Prayers for ur family n friends. ”
25 of 46 | Posted by: Joey Raney - Fordyce, AR - Friend

“Our love and prayers to you and your family. I loved my friend. ”
26 of 46 | Posted by: Rebecca Whitehead - Fordyce, AR

“I am so saddened by Mrs. Parham' s passing. She was my 4 th grade teacher & I remember her reading to us every day. I loved that and her. My thoughts...Read More »
27 of 46 | Posted by: Gayle Greene Winkle - Hot Springs, AR

“ROBERT AND FAMILY...WE PRAY FOR COMFORT FOR YOU AND THE EXTENDED FAMILIES AND FRIENDS. BOBBIE WAS SO LOVED BY ALL HER FRIENDS AND STUDENTS. ”
28 of 46 | Posted by: RONDELL AND JANE HARRISON - AR

“Deepest sympathies to all of you,Mr Parham, Rob & Kathy. Mrs Parham holds a very special place in my heart. She was always so kind and I remember her...Read More »
29 of 46 | Posted by: Karen Oliver Green - Longview, TX

“Mr. Parham, Robin, and family, Offering my heartfelt condolences and sending many thoughts and prayers your way. Mrs. Bobbie Ann will be missed by so...Read More »
30 of 46 | Posted by: Mildred Green - Fordyce, AR

“I'm so sorry to hear about Bobbie's passing. She was a sweet loving cousin who will be missed greatly. Buddy, Rob, and Kathy you are in my thoughts...Read More »
31 of 46 | Posted by: Norma Ellis - Little Rock, AR

“Sending my sympathies to you, Mr. Parham. You are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
32 of 46 | Posted by: Lindy McManus Brewer - Alexander, AR

“Our children have fond memories of you as their teacher, thank you for the positive influenced you left them with ”
33 of 46 | Posted by: Esther Mitchell - Conway, AR

“We are so saddened to hear of the loss of such a precious friend. She was a perfect lady and loved by so many. ~ Our thoughts and prayers are with...Read More »
34 of 46 | Posted by: Margaret Wylie-Lyon - Fordyce, AR

“So happy that I got to know Mrs. Parham. She was one of the seeetest Teachers ever. Praying for God's peace for you, Mr. Parham. ”
35 of 46 | Posted by: Sandra McCollum Bush - Stuttgart, AR

“Bobbie Ann was one of my favorite cousins and I am sorry to hear of her passing.My condolences and prayers to the family. She has gone on to higher...Read More »
36 of 46 | Posted by: Janell Green Ray - Fordyce, AR

“A really great lady and teacher who will be greatly missed. You are in our prayers. ”
37 of 46 | Posted by: Charles Rankin - El Dorado, AR

“Bobbie Ann was a caring, gracious, thoughtful, bright and beautiful woman who will be dearly missed by all who knew her. She added sunshine, hope,...Read More »
38 of 46 | Posted by: Mary Eugenia Magee - Tulsa, OK

“So very sorry to hear of Mrsm Parham's passing. We are praying for you. ”
39 of 46 | Posted by: Shade, Carla, Max and Ella Kate Gilbert

“MY thoughts and prayers are with you all, ”
40 of 46 | Posted by: LINDA - LASCASSAS, TN - Student

“I am so sorry for your loss. She was my fourth grade teacher and made a very big impression on me. She was a very compassionate teacher and person....Read More »
41 of 46 | Posted by: Linda West - Fordyce, AR

“My 4th grade teacher and one of my favorite family's. She left such a legacy impacting so many students in the classroom and church. My prayers to Mr...Read More »
42 of 46 | Posted by: Graham Gillis - Conway, AR

“So sorry to hear of your loss. Always such a nice lady. ”
43 of 46 | Posted by: Webster Smith - Germantown, TN

“Family, you are in our prayers. ”
44 of 46 | Posted by: Diane Parnell - Hermitage, AR

“Bobbie Anne meant some much to my Mom, she wasn't an aunt, mom always corrected me on that, she wasn't a sister but could have been, she was always...Read More »
45 of 46 | Posted by: Martin Nutt - Little Rock, AR

“My sincere condolences and prayers go to Buddy and Rob. Bobbie and I shared many happy times together as children and teenagers. She always had a...Read More »
46 of 46 | Posted by: Phyllis House White - Atoka, TN


Bobbie Ann Green Parham, 81 of Fordyce, died Friday, August 11, 2017. She was born May 31, 1936 in Dallas County, Arkansas to the late Robert W. Green and Emily Lois House Green. She was also preceded in death by her infant brother Winfield Green.

She graduated from Fordyce High School in 1954. She attended Southern State College (now SAU) and graduated from the University of Arkansas - Fayetteville. She was a 4th grade teacher in Fordyce for 34 years.

She was a long-time member of First United Methodist Church of Fordyce where she served on the church council. She was a member of the United Methodist Women, the Lighthouse Beacons, and the Mary Mays Circle where she was awarded a plaque for 24 of service as the group's treasurer. She was also a member of the Memorial Committee, SRRC Committee, Sesame Club, Dallas County Medical Center Auxiliary and the Dallas County Teachers Association. She served as a volunteer at the Dallas County Medical Center and the Dallas County Museum.

She is survived by her husband Robert W. Parham, Sr. of Fordyce; her son Robert W. "Robin" Parham, Jr and wife Kathy of Colorado Springs, Colorado; and several cousins.

Visitation will be Monday morning from 10AM until 11AM at Benton Funeral Home in Fordyce. Funeral services will follow at 11AM at the Benton Funeral Home Chapel. Burial at Oakland Cemetery. To sign the online register visit www.bentonfuneralhome.net .

Funeral Home
Benton Funeral Home
501 West 4th Street Fordyce, AR 71742
Tel. (870) 352-3131

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