Parker Funeral services for Kenneth Lowell Parker, 70, of Sealy, Texas were held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 20, 2005 from Christian City Fellowship with Rev. Rusty Griffin officiating. Interment was in the Sealy Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers were Lucas Parker, Shane Parker, Phillip Parker, Jeff Kleemeyer, Al Kleemeyer, Don Zachary, Jr. and Dale O¹Bryan. Born in Harlingen, Texas, Kenneth was the son of Eunis Lee and Elgerine Parker. He was raised in Harlingen and graduated from San Benito High School. Kenneth served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean Conflict. On May 19, 1956 Kenneth was joined in marriage to the former Miss Virginia Nesmith with a ceremony held in Harlingen. Kenneth and Virginia lived in San Benito where he was the owner of A-1 Trucking Equipment in Harlingen. Along with owning a business Kenneth also worked in the salvage and construction business, building grain elevators, highways and he helped his dad build a church in Combes, TX. Kenneth and Virginia moved to Sealy in 1986 where he continued to work in the trucking industry. He was a former member of the Elks Lodge and a member of Christian City Fellowship in Sealy. Kenneth Lowell Parker died Wednesday, August 17, 2005 in Bellville, Texas. Survived by his wife, Virginia Parker of Sealy, Texas; children, John Parker of Harlingen, Linda Donaldson and husband Terry of Riverton, Wyoming, and Debra Kleemeyer and husband Alfred of Ft. Worth, James Gartman and wife Jessica of Friendswood; sister, Beverly Rankin and husband Joe of LaMarque; grandchildren, Lucas, Shane, Phillip and Megan Parker, Rachel and Stephanie Reckling, Jeff Kleemeyer, Jason, Andrea and Brittney Gartman; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Eunis and Elgerine Parker and brother, William Henry ³Bill² Parker. Funeral Services under the direction of Knesek Family Funeral Chapel, 768 Fourth Street, Sealy, Texas, 77474 (979) 885-3535.
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