SHELBY--Joseph Lee Parker, 10, joined the Lord on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012. Joe-Joe was born in Mecklenburg County and was the son of Travis Lee and Ashley Lee Lemons Parker. He was preceded in death by his grandmother Kay Hopper Lemons. Joe-Joe loved motorcycles and singing songs. He never met a stranger – he loved everyone. Hearing the roar of the Windjammer's motorcycles excited him and put a big smile on his face.
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Along with his parents, Joe-Joe is survived by his two sisters, Abagail and Katlynn Parker; grandparents, Ricky Lemons and wife Terry of Boiling Springs, Gary Parker and wife Marie of Vale, and Barbara Parker of the home; uncles, Wayne Parker and wife Stephanie of Bessemer City, Alan Parker of Vale, John Lemons and wife Nikki of Shelby, Shane Nations and wife Christy of Chesnee, Wesley Campbell and wife Sierra of Dallas; and special friend, Miss Elizabeth Beaver.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service at the church. At other times, the family will be at the home.
Celebration of Life Service: 2 p.m. Saturday at New Hope Baptist Church
Officiated By: The Rev. Tom Hartis
Funeral Home: Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the family of Joe-Joe Parker
Memorials: In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations are sent to Cecil M. Burton Funeral Home, 106 Cherryville Road, Shelby, N.C. 28150, to defray funeral expenses.
A guest registry is available at www.cecilmburtonfuneralhome.com
CECIL M. BURTON FUNERAL HOME and CREMATORY
106 CHERRYVILLE RD. SHELBY, NC 28150-4208
Published in Shelby Star on Oct. 19, 2012