James Paul Harlow

AUSTIN, Texas — James Paul Harlow, 77, passed away peacefully on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, in Austin, Texas.

James was born in Parsons and graduated from Labette Community College. He was a veteran of the U.S. Air Force. “Jim” or “Jimmy” was a longtime citizen and friend to many in the Parsons and Wichita areas. He was a photographer, real estate broker and operations manager. In his part-time retirement he was a storm adjuster. Jim enjoyed his friends, family, playing golf and especially making people laugh. 

Jim is survived by his daughter, Cory Harlow Birdwell (Brian) of Austin, Texas; his grandson, Will Harlow Kimbell of Austin, Texas; his sisters, Grace Klein of Rochester, New York, Roberta Whetzel of Wichita and Coralie Robertson of Cape Girardeau, Missouri; and numerous nieces and nephews.

James was preceded in death by his wife of 55 years, Mary Harlow; his parents, Paul and Helen Harlow; and his youngest sister, Jeanine Harlow.

A celebration of life service will be at a later date.

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