Samuel James Parker Jr., 62, of Magnolia passed away Sunday, June 2, 2019 at Mercy Hospital, Springfield, MO.
He was born January 1, 1957 in Magnolia to the late S. J. Parker Sr and Lizzie Mae Parker.
He was a graduate of Magnolia High School Class of 1974 and was a faithful member of Mercy and Grace Missionary Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by his parents; maternal grandmother, Dilcie Murphy (Big Mama); sisters, Barbara Turner and Almeda Campbell; and brother, Billy Ray Parker.
He is survived by sons, Samuel James Jermaine of Little Rock and Keith Parker of Houston; seven grandchildren, Jaquarious Parker, Keith Parker II, Atoria Parker, Trinity Parker, Keandre Parker, Starr Parker and Keanta Parker; special friend, Joyce Scott of Magnolia; sister, Evelyn Duncan of Seattle, WA; brothers, Charles Parker of TEXarkana, James (Sophie) Brewer of Longview, TX and Ronnie (Michelle) Parker of Seattle.; and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives and friends whom will miss him dearly.
Services will be 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 12, 2019 at Marks Funeral Home Chapel in Magnolia.
Interment will be at Noxubee Cemetery in Emerson.
The Rev. Rev. T.D. Ellis will be the clergyman.
Services are under the direction of Marks Funeral Home, Inc., in Magnolia.