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Junior Ray Parker

July 23, 2018

Junior Ray Parker of Morehouse, son of the late James Andrew and Mollie Rose Ann Warren Parker, was born in Kiser, Arkansas on June 16, 1932, and passed away at the Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston on July 23, 2018, at the age of 86 years, 1 month and 7 days.

He had lived in the Morehouse area most of his life. He had worked at the Himmelberger-Harrison Plant and as a farmer and was a member of the First Pentecostal Church in Morehouse.

He was first married to Cynthia "Jimmie" Smith on September 16. 1955, she preceded him in death on November 21, 1977. On July 1, 2000, he was married to Beulah Mae Shipp Wilkerson in Grant City, Missouri.

Surviving are his wife, Beulah Parker of Morehouse; one son, Tony (Tina) Parker of Sikeston; one daughter, Sharon (Rick) Knuckles of Sikeston; seven grandchildren; six great grandchildren. Other relatives and friends also survive. He was preceded in death by one son, Jeffrey Parker, three brothers, Albert, Odell and Robert Parker and four sisters, Ella Williams, Roxy Boyle, Norma Jean Skalsky and Grace Powell.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Watkins & Sons Funeral Service in Dexter, Missouri. Services will be on Wednesday, July 25, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. with Pastor Jim Vent of Morehouse officiating at the Watkins & Sons Chapel in Dexter.

Interment will follow in the Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston, Missouri with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.

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Tuesday, July 24, 2018

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

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Wednesday, July 25, 2018

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