Everett Leon Parker, age 80, passed away January 6, 2013 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. Visitation will be Tuesday, January 8, 2013 from 1:00 pm until the 2:00 pm service at Burton Funeral Home, Indianola. Burial will follow in the Belzoni City Cemetery. He was the son of Octavious M. Parker and Nellie Everett Parker. He is survived by his wife, Betty Pittman Parker; sons, Steven Pittman Parker (Dixie) and Everett Leon Parker, Jr. (Lynne); grandchildren, Lauren Parker Pugh (Brad), Steven Pittman Parker, Jr., Brian McClellan (Shan), and Dana McClellan Carter (Joey); great grandchildren, Saylie Parker Miller, Bradley Collier Pugh, Garret McClellan, Maury McClellan, Mari Bess Carter, Nicholas Carter, Hayes Carter, and Laney Carter; and great great grandchild, Brielynne McClellan.
Mr. Parker was a member of the Church of Christ, graduate of the Gulf Coast Military Academy and a veteran of the Korean War
, serving in the United States Army
Mr. Parker was involved in many agricultural businesses among which were Parker Farming Co., board member of Delta Pride Catfish Processors from 1985-2000, and a founding member of Fish Belt Feeds of Moorhead. He was a long time member of Delta Council. As one of the founders of Mid-Delta Cotton Processors, he served as vice president and was current president of the Gin. He also served on the Boards of Humphreys Academy Foundation and Atchafalaya and Straight Bayou Drainage Districts, and was a committee officer of Humphreys County ASCS. Memorials may be made to the Church of Christ or a
. An online guestbook may be signed at www.burtonfuneralhome.net