James "Jim"'s Story
Mr. James Edward Parker, age 76, of Rome, passed away on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, at his home following an extended illness.
Survivors include his wife, Kay Wisenbaker Parker, Rome; three daughters, Elizabeth Ann Parker Simonds and her husband, Billy, Rome, Sarah Katherine Parker Holding and her husband, Carter, Atlanta, and Kimberly Diane Duncan and her husband, Doug, Richmond Hill; nine grandchildren and fourteen great-grandchildren; two sisters, Sarah Corbett and Linda Pitts; two brothers, Allen Parker and his wife, Hilda, and Randall Parker and his wife, Ruth, all of Valdosta; a sister-in-law, Sandy Parker, Atlanta.
Celebration of Life services will be held at the Christian Church at Rome at 11:00 AM, on Saturday, April 8, 2017, with Pastor Brad Dillard officiating.
In lieu of flowers the family respectfully requests memorial contributions be made to a cancer service program of Redmond Regional Hospital that was special to James: Camp Bluebird, C/O Lisa Dempsey, 501 Redmond Rd., Rome, GA 30165.
A complete obituary will be available at www.hendersonandsons.com.
Henderson & Sons Funeral Home, North Chapel, makes this announcement for the family.
Published on April 1, 2017