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Karen Boyd Parker

Louisiana, USA
Death 7 Dec 2010 (aged 55)
Zachary, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial Chipola, St. Helena Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 62715809 · View Source
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Karen Boyd Parker, 55, of Zachary, passed away peacefully at her home, Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010. Born Dec. 19, 1954, she was an educator for 32 years and had been employed by Zachary Community Schools.

A kid at heart, she was a loving, free-spirited wife, mother, daughter, sister, aunt and friend, who lived every day to its fullest.

Visiting at Zachary United Methodist Church, 4205 Church St., Zachary, until services, conducted by Dr. Greg Davis. Burial will be at the Wales Family Cemetery, Chipola.

She is survived by her husband of 26 years, Mike Parker; son, Michael Alan Parker; mother, Mary Lou Boyd; father-in-law, Carlton Parker; sisters, Jenni Boyd Burk and husband Jack, of Zachary, Cub Boyd Lanaux and husband Bobby, of Hammond, Janel Boyd Walker and husband Jamey, of Longview, Texas, and Dana Boyd Simpson and husband Jeff, of Zachary; brother, Joe C. Boyd Jr., of Maybank, Texas; brother-in-law, Robert Parker and wife Peggy, of Zachary; and sister-in-law, Susan Nyman, of Phoenix.

She was preceded in death by her son, William Boyd Cobb; her father, Joe C. Boyd Sr.; and her mother-in-law, Saline Wales Parker.

Karen received her bachelor of education in 1976 and her master's of education in 1995, both from Southeastern Louisiana University. Passionate about math, science and children, Karen began her teaching career in Tangipahoa Parish. She also taught in East Baton Rouge Parish and most recently had been teaching at Northwestern Middle School in Zachary.

Obituary published in The Advocate on December 9, 2010.




  • Created by: Rita Graves
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62715809
  • Find A Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Karen Boyd Parker (19 Dec 1954–7 Dec 2010), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62715809, citing Wales Cemetery, Chipola, St. Helena Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Rita Graves (contributor 46836288) .