Tom Parker, Jr.

Obituary of Tom Parker, Jr.

Mr. Tom Ed Parker, Jr., age 71 of Attalla, passed away Saturday, September 1, 2018. Funeral services will be held at 2pm on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 from the First Baptist Church Attalla with burial to follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 12pm-2pm on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at the First Baptist Church of Attalla. Officiating will be Rev. Earl Mitchell.




Wife (of 52 years): Joan Johnson Parker


Daughters: Kelli (Chuck) Conley, Staci (Mike) Edmondson, Hollie (Michael) Moon


Son: Grant (Laura) Parker


Grandchildren: Ashton Conley (Christian) Barnard, Hannah Conley, Jordan Edmondson, Anna Parker, Owen Parker, Isaiah Moon


Brother: Roy Lee Parker


Pallbearers: Larry Means, Lloyd Matthews, Don Oliver, Jason Nicholson, Bob Lankford, Bob Cross


Honorary Pallbearers: Etowah High School Class of 1965 and the City of Attalla employees


*Mr. Parker was preceded in death by his parents, Tom & Lorraine Parker*


**Mr. Parker was a long-time resident of Attalla and former member of the Attalla City Board of Education. He was the Assistant to Mayor of Attalla and retired from Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company with 35 years of service. He was a member and long-time deacon of First Baptist Church of Attalla, where he served faithfully for many years**


***The family would like to express their appreciation to the 9th floor staff at Grandview Medical Center, Dr. Ben Jones, and Compassus Hospice for the care and compassion shown during his brief illness***


Arrangements Entrusted to W.T. Wilson Funeral Chapel

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