This afternoon Mr. J.H. PARHAM, of this city, received the sad intelligence that at about 1pm, his father, Mr. W.A. PARHAM, dropped dead at his home near Oxford. Mr. W.A. PARHAM was 65 years of age and was apparetnly in the best of health. Mr. J.H. PARHAM leaves tonight for the old home, but will not arrive there before morning. (pg. 4)
Source: Kinston Free Press, 6 Jul 1906, pg. 4.