James Wilbourn

ames Thomas Wilbourn was born in Fulton, KY on May 02, 1954 to the late Leroy Sr. and Annie B. Wilbourn.  He was preceded in death by Leroy, Jr.  Two brothers, Shelby Lee and William Earl, died shortly after birth. He had six sisters which made him the eighth child among his siblings. A sister, Levass Chism, and nephew, Robert Wilbourn, also preceded him in death.

Survived by sisters:  Louella Misher of Fulton, KY; Mattie H. Posey, Detroit, MI;  Elizabeth Ann Thorpe, Augusta, GA;   Linda Wilks,  Nashville, TN and Phyllis Menefee of Canoga Park, CA;  sister-in law, Mary Ann “Lorell” Wilbourn of Marina,CA;  nieces –  Vivian Ann (Dexter) McGowan,  Nikita (Larry) Hall, Andrea Dionne Wilbourn,  Kimberly Dionne (Kirk) Hammond, Debreca Smith, Kenya Boyd,  Tenisha Chism and Deja Cruz;  nephews –  Elroy (Carolyn) Wilbourn, Bruce (Martha) Wilbourn,  Andrew Wilbourn, David Chism and George (Toya) Thorpe;  and a host of great-nieces/nephews, cousins, friends and co-workers.

Viewing Saturday, June 9, 2012, 11-3:00 p.m. Visitation Sunday, June 10, 4-5:00 p.m. with funeral to follow at Terrell Broady Funeral Home 3855 Clarksville Pike Nashville, Tn.



Mac has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Averett University. From Virginia, he moved to New York in 2011 to start a family and to work as a psychology instructor. Now, he writes health and lifestyle news for Beacon Transcript. Right now, Parker also works as a part-time voice coach.