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Gettie Mize Parker

May 3, 1926 ~ June 12, 2019 (age 93)

Funeral services for Mrs. Gettie Mize Parker, age 93, will be Friday, June 14, 2019, at 2:00 p.m., at the chapel at Crothers-Glenwood Funeral Home with Bro. Kelly Clark officiating. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. Burial will be in Legion Memorial Cemetery in Newellton, Louisiana.

 

She was the longest living charter member of Maryland Baptist Church.

 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Rachel “Bud” Parker, her parents, John and Netter Mize, four brothers, and three sisters.

 

Survivors include two daughters, Mary Frances Dunn and Doris Morris (Albert), her son, Donald Parker (Janell), grandchildren, Rachel Aymond, Kimberly Thompson (Johnny), Dana Sills (Jim), Donald Grady Parker, Jr., and Brandi McBrayer, 7 great grandchildren, 6 great-great grandchildren, and two brothers, Winfred Mize (Amanda) and R V Mize (Juanita).

 

Pallbearers are Donald Grady Parker, Jr., Cory Jones, Davy Mize, Rodney Mize, Johnny Thompson and Jason Mize. Honorary pallbearers are Blake Jones, Jim Sills, and Danny Mize.

 

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to your favorite charity.

 

The family would like to thank all the staff of The Olive Branch Nursing Home and Crossroads Hospice.

 

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