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 George “Sam” Parker, Sr

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George “Sam” Parker, Sr

  • Birth 30 Dec 1930 Plaquemine, Iberville Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Death 26 Apr 1999 Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Burial Addis, West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA
  • Memorial ID 70395326

"Now I am ready to be offered; and the time of my departure is at hand." I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith; henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord the righteous judge, shall give me at that day...II Timothy 4:6 - 8

George Parker was born on December 30, 1930, in Plaquemine, Louisiana to Mary Blackwell and Joe Parker. He was baptized by the late Reverend J. J. Watson at Israelite Baptist Church, Brusly, Louisiana. He departed this life on Monday, April 26, 1999 at Our Lady of the Lake Hospital, Baton Rouge, Louisiana at 5:30 pm. He was married to Ethel Mae Shaw Parker and to this union two children were born, Edith Ann Parker Lockett and George Parker, Jr.

George leaves to cherish his memories a loving wife, Ethel Mae Parker; Port Allen, LA; two sons, George Parker, Jr. and Irvin Gray, Port Allen; a stepdaughter, Gloria Johnson, Brusly, LA; two grandchildren whom he helped to rear, Margie J. Williams, Addis, LA and Robert Lockett, Port Allen, LA; grandchildren, Robert Jackson, very special grandson Garry Williams, Jr., Addis, LA; Ronald Lockett, Shawn Keith Lockett and Wendell Crawford. Four sisters, Corrine Washington, New Orleans; Eola Bell, Fannie Jones, and Mary Gillingham, Port Allen; four brothers: Edward Blackwell, Port Allen, Alton Favors, Baton Rouge, Sylvester Dorsey, New Orleans, and Lutcher Miller, Ponchatoula, LA; 35 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren. A very devoted employer and friend, Mrs. Evelyn Terrill, Baton Rouge, LA; a friend, Harvey Kibby, a devoted granddaughter-in-law, Anita Lockett, 3 Godchildren, Robert Johnson, Clint Lemar, and Elvira Dent, sister-in-law, Esther Lee Blackwell and brother-in-law, Paul Bell and a host of nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Grant & Corrine Blackwell; mother and father, Mary Blackwell and Joe Parker; a daughter, Edith Lockett, three brothers, Rev. James Washington, Grant Favors and Sie Parker; mother-in-law, Pinkie Shaw Morgan, father-in-law, Ruben Shaw and stepfather-in-law, Johnny Morgan.


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  • Created by: Bishop Ann Ambers
  • Added: 26 May 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70395326
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for George “Sam” Parker, Sr (30 Dec 1930–26 Apr 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70395326, citing Israelite Baptist Church Cemetery, Addis, West Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Bishop Ann Ambers (contributor 47024245) .