In Memory

John Ray Parker
- This eternal flame burns forever -
- in remembrance of John R. Parker

Born
May 13, 1940
Deventer, Missouri

Mr Parker went to meet our Lord
December 7, 2007
Age:67

Interment
Rockport Cemetery
Malvern, Arkansas


Dedicated to John Ray Parker!
(May 13, 1940 - December 7, 2007)

John Ray Parker, age 67, of Malvern passed away December 7, 2007. He was born May 13, 1940
in Deventer, Missouri the son of Jap W. and Mary Bell (Tidwell) Parker. John was a veteran of the
U.S. Marine Corp, was retired from Alcoa, and was a member of the RDX Hunting Club.
He is preceded in death by his parents.

Survivors are his wife, Alice Louise Parker; children, Clinton Parker and wife, Lori of Cane Hill, Greg Parker
and his wife, Anita of Malvern, Rhonda Betzner and husband, Paul of Biscoe, and Tracy Parker and wife,
Lisa of Mayflower; step-children, James Kennedy of Malvern, Sue Howard of Vilonia, Butch Kennedy and wife,
Joann, Ronnie Kennedy and wife, Brenda, all of Malvern, Betty Fitzhugh of Ashland, Nebraska, Roger Kennedy
of New Orleans, Louisiana, and Burton Kennedy and wife, Kathy of Bartlett, Illinois; brother, Alfred Parker and wife,
Judy of Bryant; sisters, Mary Wolf and husband, Mike, Barbara Turner, all of Ft. Worth, Texas, Mattie Pearl and
husband, Paul Balisle of Strong; eight grandchildren; twenty-one step-grandchildren; three great-grandchildren,
twenty-seven step-great-grandchildren; and eleven step-great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation was Wednesday, December 12th at Regency Funeral Home in Malvern.
Funeral services was Thursday, December 13th in the Regency Chapel with Brother
Darrell Kennedy and Pastor Bobby Rosson officiating. Interment will follow was at
Rockport Cemetery. Arrangements by Regency Funeral Home of Malvern, Arkansas.

Pallbearers were Jeffrey Kennedy, Jimmie Howard, Sean Kennedy, Perry Phillips, Caleb Deimel, and Schantz Flores.
Honorary pallbearers were Herman Overton and Edwin Bolliera.

John was a Long Time member of The Ouachita Ramblin Sam's, chapter of the Good Sam's Club
died in a tragic freak accident while deer hunting with his friends.


Though John is gone, He is not forgotten.
Though John is absent, He remains in spirit.
Though once a worker, He now rest.



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