Dick Ezra Parker, 99, of Tenaha, passed away Tuesday, June 27
Dick Ezra Parker, 99, of Tenaha, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017, at his residence
Funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Friday, June 30, 2017, at First United Methodist Church in Tenaha with Rev. Matt Cecil officiating. Military honors graveside service will follow at Old Union Cemetery in Shelby County under the direction of VFW Post 8904. Visitation will be held prior to the service, beginning at 10:00 a.m.
Mr. Parker was born April 30, 1918, in Tenaha, to J. T. Ford Parker and Bessie Bogard Parker. He served in the United States Army. Mr. Parker enjoyed quail hunting and watching the St. Louis Cardinals. He was an excellent story teller. Mr. Parker was a member of First United Methodist Church in Tenaha. He was a lifetime cattleman and enjoyed spending time on his farm.
He is survived by
Mike Parker and wife, Pam, of The Woodlands
Bob Parker of Tenaha
Clay Parker and wife, Linda, of Carthage
8 Great Grandchildren
Preceded in death by
Wife: Mary Parker
Parents: J. T. Ford Parker and Bessie Bogard Parker
Brothers: Forrest Parker, J.T. Parker, Ben Parker, Ford Parker Jr., Harry Parker
Sisters: Edith, Ethel, Derrell, Mary Lee, Ruth, Frances, Charlyce
Pallbearers will be Mitch Menefee, Joe Lynn Williams, Brack Harrison, Richard Parker, Dustin Abernathy and Dalton Parker. Honorary pallbearers will be Bob Browning, Roland Cross, Charles Hooker, John Griffin, Guy Griffin and Wade David.
Online condolences & tributes can be sent at www.watsonandsonsfuneralhome.com