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Wallace Parker Jr. (8-2-14) service 8-5-14

Wallace Allen Parker Jr., 86, died Saturday, Aug. 2, at his residence in Saltillo.
He was born in Saltillo, the son of the late Wallace Allen Parker Sr. and Eliza Wolfe Smith Parker. He was united in marriage to Patsy Ruth Bingham, who survives. He was a member of Christ Temple Assembly of God Church in Saltillo.
Mr. Parker had always loved his occupation as a self-employed farmer, even as a child when he began plowing, planting and raising livestock, such as horses, hogs and both dairy and beef cattle.
In addition to his wife Patsy, he leaves behind two sons, Michael A. Parker and Joe L. Parker, both of Saltillo; two daughters, Angela Jean Parker Brown of Sardis, Tenn., and Mary Elizabeth Parker Martin of Saltillo; two sisters, Frances Parker of Savannah and Betty Ann Magers of Saltillo; one brother, Luther A. Parker of Memphis; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by one brother, James Earl Parker; and one grandson.
Services were held on Tuesday, Aug. 5, at Christ Temple Assembly of God in Saltillo with Lawrence L. Smith and Roger Smith officiating. Burial followed in the Tarbet Cemetery (Parker Family Farm) at Saltillo.

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