Jean Craig Parker, 80, passed away on Feb.16, 2012. She was preceded in death by her husband, Claude Parker; daughters, Louise Parker, Mary Ann (Susie) Parker; sons, Donald Parker, Michael Parker, Claude E. Parker; mother, Bertha Craig; and father, Don Craig.
Surviving children, Claudette Williams of New Waverly, Texas, Ben Parker of Cherokee, Bob Parker of Cherokee. Grandchildren, Angie Whitley of Lufkin, Texas, Joey Moore of New Waverly, Texas, Claudette Conner of Cherokee, Jayson Dale Parker-McCoy of Cherokee, Roxanne Parker, Kaitlyn Parker, and Jeremy Parker, all of Cherokee, Bo Parker of Florida. 7 great-grandchildren. Sisters, Betty DuPree, Eustie Chandler, Mary Jane Letts, Bertie Cooper; one brother, Bob Craig. Very special friend, Annie Dale Lawrence of Cherokee.
Claude and Jean Parker owned and operated Parker’s Drive-In in Cherokee. Visitation was held at the Macedonia Baptist Church in the Soco Community. The family received friends Saturday, Feb.18, 2012 starting at 5pm. Service was held Sunday, Feb.19, 2012 at 2pm, also at the Macedonia Baptist Church.