OBITUARY: Candace Denice Parker

by Apr 26, 2021OBITUARIES


Candace Denice Parker, age 29, of Bryson City, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 21, 2021.

She is survived by her loving husband, Damian Parker; children, Wyatt Johan Parker, Daniel VanRay Parker, and Little Mason; mother, Denise Rattler; sisters, Lita Ralyne Calhoun, Samantha Bowen, Desenia Sanchez Lester, and Donaciano Sanchez, and grandmothers, Theresa Smoker and Linda Ensley Parker.

Candace was preceded in death by her father, Shawn David Calhoun; brothers, Shawn D. Calhoun Jr., and David Ray Calhoun; and uncle, Owen Joseph Smoker.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, April 27 in the chapel of Long House Funeral Home beginning at 12 p.m. A formal service will begin at 2 p.m. with Pastor Scott Chekelelee officiating.

Long House Funeral Home assisted the family with final arrangements.