Barbara Parker

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Barbara "Sue" Akins Parker, age 85, of Webster, died Sunday, December 10, 2017, at Leesburg, FL. Mrs. Parker was born in Tarrytown, FL on August 25, 1932, daughter of the late F.W. Akins, Sr. and Irene Akins. She is preceded in death by her husband, Lloyd Parker, and two brothers, F.W. Akins, Jr. and Forrest "Scrub" Akins. She is survived by brother: Paul Akins, of Webster; daughter: Carolyn P. (Bob) Hunt, of Wildwood, FL; 2 sons: Lamar (Shirley) Parker of Webster, FL and Tim Parker of Webster, FL; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren and 1 great-great-grandchild. Mrs. Parker was a member of First Baptist Church of Webster and was a Sunday School teacher and Sumter County School Board bus driver for many years. She was a mentor to many people over the years as she has helped so many people in need. She was a perfectionist, homemaker, and loved working in her yard with flowers. Her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were her pride and joy and she adored having them spend time with her. She was Nana to many people other than her grandchildren. There will be a visitation held on Tuesday, December 12, 2017 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Purcell Chapel, Bushnell. Her service will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Webster, with Pastor Don Grant officiating. Interment will follow at Linden Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Purcell Funeral Home, Bushnell, Florida.
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Bushnell, FL 33513
(352) 793-4531
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Published in Sumter County Times on Dec. 14, 2017