Jack Morgan Parker

85 year old Jack Morgan Parker of Smithville died Wednesday at NHC of Smithville. He was a distributor for Shell Oil Company and he attended the First Baptist Church. The funeral will be Sunday at 2:00 p.m. at the Chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Jason Bowman will officiate and burial will be in DeKalb Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Saturday from 1-8 p.m. and Sunday from 10:00 a.m. until the service at 2:00 p.m. Parker was preceded in death by his parents, Everett Morgan “TY” and Clara Cantrell Parker; and two sisters, Sallie Foutch and Peggy Parker. He is survived by his wife of 40 years, Walteen Carter Parker of Smithville. Three sons, Jim Morgan and Allison Parker of Utah, John and Lisa Parker of Smithville, and Joseph Parker of Thailand. One daughter, Jama Martin of Smithville. Nine grandchildren, Haylee Parker of Arizona, Jasmine Parker and Xavier Morgan Parker both of Smithville, Ashley Marshall of Alexandria, Taylor Marshall of Smithville, William Marshall of Texas, Cody Martin of Smithville, Laura Martin of Cookeville, and Martha Martin of Knoxville. Three great grandchildren, Aden Martin of Smithville, Trinity Parker of Alexandria, and Aaliyah Marie Butler of Cookeville. One sister, Billie Ann Parker of Nashville and Mother-In-Law Bertha McBride of Smithville and two nieces, LeAnn Judkins of Smithville and Lucy Foutch of Nashville. Love-Cantrell Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. In addition to flowers, donations may be made to the Lighthouse Christian Camp or the First Baptist Church Life Enrichment Center Building.

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