Jack Edgar Parker, 80, of Arbyrd, Mo., died Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2005, at his residence.
Born Dec. 22, 1924, in Bucoda, Mo., son of the late Felix and Mary Spry Parker, he was a farmer and a school teacher at Southland School. He was a member of the Arbyrd Baptist Church.
On June 10, 1950, in Piggott, Ark., he married Blondena Buck, who survives.
Survivors also include two daughters, Kathy Camp and husband, Danny, of Paragould, Ark., and Kerry Goodman and husband, Darrly, of Ellington, Mo.; one son, Chris Parker, of Van Buren, Mo.; two brothers, Bill Parker, of Cherokee Village, Ark., and Vernon Parker, of Florida; two sisters, Myrul Young, of Riverside, Calif., and Francis Roth, of Evansville, Ind., and one granddaughter, Lara Vaughn, of Athens, Ga.
He was preceded in death by two sisters, Marie Bettis and Pauline Abramczyk.
Funeral services were held at 2 p.m. today, Friday, Oct. 21, at the First Baptist Church in Arbyrd with the Rev. Alan Cureton officiating.
Burial was in the Lulu Cemetery at Senath, Mo.
Pallbearers were Steve Parker, Jack Williams, Sonny Ladd, Donnie Mack West, Danny Scott and Randy Ladd.
Honorary pallbearers were Johnie Cardwell, Welton Huggins, Bud Malone, Elmer West, Charles Bagby, Vernon Williams, Sam Wood, Neil Smith, Kenneth Sikes, Dewayne Petty, James Scott and other friends and members of the church and community.
McDaniel Funeral Home of Arbyrd waas in charge of arrangements.