KNOXVILLE, TENN. - Paul Edward Parker, 85, formerly of Dacula, died Wednesday, July 29, 2009.
He was a veteran of the US Army, retired from the Ford Motor Company and was a 32˚ Mason with lodge # 292 F& AM, Dacula. Mr. Parker was preceded in death by a son, Paul E. Parker, Jr.; and brothers, Alton and Carl Parker.
Survivors include his wife, Etta Mae Parker; stepdaughters, Marsha Sneed and husband, Don Maloney; daughter, Eunice Tolliver, Commerce; stepsons, Gary Sneed and wife Karen, John Sneed and wife Debra, all of Knoxville, Tenn., Mary Harris and husband Tim of Knoxville, Tenn., Lynda Daniel and husband Charles, North Carolina; grandchildren, Jenna Rae Tolliver, Angie Farmer and James Wiegand; five step-grandchildren, Tricia Hastings, Marty Sneed, Jake Sneed, Kary Beth Sneed and Josh Sneed; one great-grandchild, Patricia Kaye Wiegand; numerous great-grandchildren and step-grandchildren; sisters, Nancy Lou Manard, Shirley Mae Carey, and Willie Bell Vanderford, all of Commerce, GA.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, August 1, at 2 p.m., in the Halls Chapel of Mynatt Funeral Home with the Rev. Charlie Reynolds officiating. Burial will be in Bells Campground Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1-2 PM at Mynatt Funeral Home, Halls Chapel, Knoxville, Tenn.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to Glen Oak Baptist Church.
Mynatt Funeral Home, Knoxville, Tenn., is in charge of arrangements.