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Joyce " Marie" Parker

April 5, 1945 ~ March 31, 2024 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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Joyce “Marie” Parker, 78, of Walker County, Georgia gained her wings on Sunday, March 31, 2024.

Joyce was the daughter of Paul and Gladys Massey.

Marie met the love of her life, Samuel W. Parker Jr. on April 26th,1964 and they married three days later until his death on January 27th, 2023.

They had four children Adana Ward (widowed), Samuel Parker III (fiancé Rhonda), Michael Parker (Joy), and Christopher Parker (Tricia).

Marie served as a wife and mother while her husband served our country in the Army, Air Force, and Civil Service. Marie supported him in all his tours and travels. They retired to Panama City, Florida in 1987. Marie retired from Bay Medical Center as a House Keeping Supervisor.

Marie is preceded in death by her husband, Sam; sisters, Opal Workman and Ruby Taylor; brothers, Henry and Lewis Massey; son-in-law, Everette Ward; daughter-in-law, Candace Parker; grandson, Brian Ward.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 A.M. Friday, April 5,2024 at Kent- Forest Lawn Funeral Home. Interment will follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.

Serving as pallbearers are Samuel W. Parker III, Michael A. Parker, Christopher J. Parker, Johnathon W. Parker, Dylan M. Parker, Mason J. Parker, and Seth U. Douds.

Marie leaves to cherish her memory are her four children, numerous grandchildren, and great grandchildren.

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