W.D. Parker passed away on July 1, 2014, at his home. He was born on July 19, 1932, in Dossville, Mississippi to Dewitt and Dalphner Parker. He worked at Dowell for 21 years and Cardinal and BJ for 18 years. Winfred was preceded in death by his parents; sons, Gary Don Parker and William Mark Parker; and sisters, Bonnie Ruth Parker and Avis Newsom. He is survived by his wife, Jo Ann; son, Winfred Don Parker and his wife Pam Parker; grandchildren, William Dee, Wesley Don, Lily Alison; sisters, Clarice Lee and Beverly Cain. Visitation with the family is scheduled for Friday, July 4, 2014, from 2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. at Ellis Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be Saturday, July 5, 2014, at Ellis Funeral Home Chapel at 11:00 a.m. with interment following at Resthaven Memorial Park. Online condolences may be offered at www.ellisfunerals.com.
Published in Midland Reporter-Telegram on July 3, 2014