OBITUARY: John Henry Parker

John Henry Parker

John Henry Parker age 80 of Watertown, died Friday, Aug. 13, 2021 at Quality Care Health Center in Lebanon.

Born Sept. 9, 1940 in Dekalb County, he was the son of the late Shelia Henry Parker and Vernie Lou Hale Parker and was preceded in death by his brothers, Jackie and James Parker, and sisters, Billie Grizzle and Jean Richardson.

John was 36-year retiree of TRW Ross Gear. He is survived by his wife, Edna Ruth Murphy of Watertown; daughter Christi Vastola and her husband, Mark of Lebanon; grandsons, Conner and Logan Vastola; sisters, Jessie Mai Ferrell, Elizabeth Burnett, and Joyce Sparkman; nieces and nephews.

Graveside services and interment will be at 11 a.m. Friday, Aug. 20, 2021 at the Hale Cemetery on Pea Ridge Rd. in Dekalb County. Bro. Glenn Denton will officiate.


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