72 year old Peggy A. Bennett Parker of Sparta died Thursday morning at Cookeville Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Parker was born June 17, 1939 in Hacksneck, Virginia to the late William "Bitty" Bennett and Ventrice Shelton Watson. She is also preceded in death by a daughter Judy Faye Parker and daughter-in-law Anita Kay Parker.
Survivors include her husband of 52 years Rev. Irving D. Parker, Sr. of Sparta
Children: Reverend Danny Parker and wife Opal of Smithville, Laura Ann Parker of Sparta, Bruce Parker and wife Bonnie of Sparta, Faith Lynn Parker of Richmond, VA and Mark Andrew Parker and wife Jamie of Sparta
sister: Shirley Bounds of Salsbury, Maryland
brothers: Johnny Bennett and Allen Watson both of Salsbury, Maryland
Funeral services will be 11:00 am Saturday, July 9, 2011 at DeRossett Brethren in Christ Church with burial in Copeland's Chapel Cemetery. The family will receive friends after 6:00 p.m. Friday in the Parlor of Hunter Funeral Home in Sparta and Saturday after 10:00am at the church. Bro. Freddie Copeland will officiate.