MURCHISON-Services for Mary Virginia Saxon Parker, 87, Murchison are scheduled for 3:00 P.M. Monday at the First United Methodist Church, Murchison, with Rev. Brooks Taylor officiating.
Burial will follow in Oaklawn Memorial Park under the direction of Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home.
Mrs. Parker died Saturday, October 20, 2012 in Tyler.
She was born in Murchison January 10, 1925 to the late Reuben Elmo and Bertha Virginia McClain Saxon. She was employed by the US Post Office in Murchison for 50 years and was the Post Master for 30 years. She enjoyed spending time with family, RVing and traveling. She was a 74 year member of First United Methodist Church Murchison.
She was preceded in death by sisters, Wilma Magee, Lois Asher, Earlie Mae Tedford, Ruby Lee Hardin, Evelyn Taylor, Jessie Lou Brown and Grace Tompkins. Brothers, R. E. Saxon, Jr. and Ardis Saxon.
Survivors include her loyal, faithful and loving husband of 68 years, Darold E. Parker, sons and daughters in law, David and Mahlon Parker of Bullard and Paul and Sue Parker of Lufkin, grandchildren Daniel Parker, Darren Parker, Dana Evans and Shannon Mattingly, great grandchildren, Britianie Parker, Joshua Mattingly, Boone Evans, Allee Parker, McKenzie Mattingly and Abbee Parker, brother, Dan Mack Saxon, Chandler.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials made to First United Methodist in Murchison.
Visitation for family and friends will be 5-7 P M Sunday.
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Glenn Harold Bolyard
Athens - Funeral Services for Glenn Bolyard, 62, of Athens, Texas are scheduled for 10 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at Fellowship Baptist Church in Athens, with Bro. Mike Dean officiating. Interment will be held 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at McDonald Cemetery in New Summerfield.
Virginia Mae Driggers Boase
Athens –Graveside services for Virginia Boase, 90, of Athens, Texas are scheduled for 3 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013 at Gladewater Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant.
Ms. Boase went to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013 in Athens.
Dorothy McCoy Jordan
On Dec. 10, 2013, the angels gathered into their arms a “happy little worker.” Dorothy McCoy Jordan was born one of three children to Nadine and D.H. McCoy in Naples, Texas on June 19, 1926.
Lynda Gayle Barnett Mangiavacchi
"LYNDA" was granted merciful deliverance from her long sufferance and rejoined her loving parents, Ruth and Preston Barnett on Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013.
Willie Gene Stephens
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Harold Wayne Brooks, Jr.
A memorial graveside service for Harold Wayne Brooks, Jr., 61, Lake Jackson, formerly of Athens, is scheduled for 11 a.m., Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 at Oaklawn Memorial Park with the Rev. Eric Graham officiating.
Mr. Brooks died Nov. 14, 2013 in Houston.
Charles Edward "Big Moe" Whitehead
Funeral services for Mr. Charles Edward "Big Moe" Whitehead, 61, Athens, were held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, at Church of The Living God with the Rev. B. R. Whitehead officiating. Burial will be in North Athens City Cemetery under the direction of John R. Harmon Undertaking Co. Mr. Whitehead died Dec. 3, 2013 at East Texas Medical Center, Athens.
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Marie “Aunt Rhea” Reed Henson
Athens – Funeral services for Marie Henson, 72, of Athens, Texas are scheduled for 2:00 P.M. Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at the Hannigan Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Athens with Pastor Jim Duncan officiating. Interment will follow at Oaklawn Memorial Park in Athens, Texas
Patsy Ruth Smith
Patsy Ruth Smith, 85, Chandler, and formerly Waco, passed away peacefully and into the arms of her Savior on December 3, 2013.
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