Willie J. Parker
Willie J. Parker, 66, who was visiting his daughter, Mrs. Hubert Brown, Sr., died on May 11, 1948, of a heart attack.
Funeral services were conducted at the Church of Christ in Celeste with interment in the City Cemetery in White Rock.
Pallbearers were Hubert Brown, Sr., Raeford Hudson, Hubert Brown, Jr., Lloyd W. Hensell, Jim Davis, and Marshall Parker.
He is survived by the following children, Mrs. Brown of Celeste; Perry Parker, Shirley Parker, and Mrs. Dorothy Hudson of Long Beach, California; brothers, Tom Parker of Oklahoma, Bob Parker of Farris, Oklahoma, Wally Parker of Chickasaw, Oklahoma, and one sister, Nellie Deaton of Antler, Oklahoma.
(May 21, 1948, The Celeste Courier)
Submitted by Sarah Swindell