PARKER, CARLA HICKS - age 69, of Knoxville, went to be with her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, on March 3, 2014. She attended the River Fellowship in Seymour and member of Cedar Springs Presbyterian Church. Carla was a loving and devoted wife, mother and grandmother. She was a graduate of the University of Memphis and began her career teaching kindergarten in New Orleans, Louisiana. Carla was a volunteer at Red Cross and public school clinics. She was a member of several Christian dance groups including Benoit Zion and long time cast member in the Smoky Mountain Passion Play, and was a seamstress, designing many costumes for dance and Christian theater groups. Carla was preceded in death by her parents, Lt. Colonel James C. Hicks and Dorothy Bowen Hicks. She is survived by her husband of 45 years, Alan M. Parker; daughter, Emily Moore and husband, Bradley; son, Joseph Daniel Parker; granddaughters, Grace Anna Parker-Steele and Catherine Hope Steele; great granddaughter, Anna Parker-Steele; sister, Aniece Hicks; brother-in-law, Walter A. Parker; sister-in-law, Martha Parker Daley; step grandchildren, Alex Moore and Max Moore; other extended family members. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. to 2:45 p.m. Sunday, March 9, 2014, with a celebration of life to follow at 3:00 p.m. in the Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel. Private family graveside services will be held on Monday. Click Funeral Home Farragut Chapel, 11915 Kingston Pike is serving the Parker family. www.clickfh.com
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Mar. 6 to Mar. 7, 2014