Ruth Parker – Obituary

By  | October 11, 2017 | Filed under: Obituaries, Rogersville Funeral Home

Ruth Parker, 85, passed away Sunday, Oct. 8, 2017.

Ms. Parker’s visitation will be today from 5-7 p.m. at Rogersville Funeral Home. A graveside will be held Thursday at 11 a.m. at Civitan Cemetery. Pat Driskell will be officiating. Pallbearers will be Jason Balentine, Humberto Santamaria, Dwight Broadfoot, Eli Henson, Royce Richardson, and Randy Butler.

Ruth was preceded in death by her parents, Fred and Annice Goode; son, Dennis Parker; grandsons, Tim and Michael Folks; brothers, James, Clinton, Shelby, and Ray Goode; sisters, Joyce Young and Bessie Williams; and very special friend, Ned Grigsby.

She is survived by her children, Emmett Jay (Debbie) Parker Jr., Reba Palmer, Becky (Randy) Butler, JoAnn Grisham, Roger (Peggy) Parker, and Cynthia Balentine; 15 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; brothers, Marshall (Anna) Goode and David Goode; and numerous nieces and nephews.

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