Athens Review, Athens, Texas

October 22, 2012

Mary Virginia Saxon Parker


The Athens Review

Athens —

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.

You may leave a message or light a memory candle for the family at

www.carroll-lehr.com .