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Family of Jessie Mae OLIVE (24) & Joe Priestly PARKER

51. Maxine PARKER. Born on 24 Aug 1910 in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. At the age of 90, Maxine died in Battle Creek, Michigan on 13 Feb 2001. Buried on 17 Feb 2001 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Resided in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Obituary: Maxine P. Beal Hopper, 90, of McKenzie, died Tuesday morning, February 13, at Heartland Health Center in Battle Creek, Michigan. Services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, February 17, at Brummit Funeral Home. Rev. Dennis Beal officiated. Burial followed in the Jones Cemetery in Wildersville. Mrs. Hopper, the daughter of the late Joe Parker and Jessie Parker, was born August 24, 1910, in Wildersville. She was preceded in death by her first husband, Otto Beal, who died in 1938; her second husband, Samuel Hopper, who died in 1970; and two sons, John Thomas Beal and Terry Hopper. She is survived by a daughter, Lucille Crocker of McKenzie; two sons, Jim Beal of Battle Creek, Michigan, and Joe Beal of McKenzie; four sisters, JoEllen Parker, Faustine Altom, Louise Abbott and Juanita Beal; 14 grandchildren and several great-grandchildren.

Maxine first married Otto BEAL. Otto died in 1938.

They had the following children:
i. Lucille. Resided in McKenzie, Tennessee in 2001.

Lucille married ? CROCKER.

ii. John Thomas.

iii. Jim. Resided in Battle Creek, Michigan in 2001.

87 iv. Joe

Maxine second married Samuel HOPPER. Samuel died in 1970. Alias/AKA: "Sam".

They had one child:
i. Terry.

52. Dennis Priestly PARKER. Born on 23 Apr 1912.

Dennis Priestly first married Audro WATKINS. They were divorced.

They had the following children:
88 i. Mary Alice (1932-)
89 ii. Johnny Joe (1935-)

Dennis Priestly second married Mary Aldena ROBINSON.

53. Juanita PARKER. Born on 28 Sep 1913. Resided in First District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930. Resided in McLemoresville, Carroll County, Tennessee in Apr 2002.

Juanita married Tom BEAL, son of Brenton BEAL (1890-) & ? ?. Born on 1 Jun 1909 in Benton County, Tennessee. At the age of 93, Tom died in McKenzie, Carroll County, Tennessee on 18 Dec 2002. Buried on 20 Dec 2002 in Carroll Memorial Gardens, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in First District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

Obituary: Services will be Friday, December 20, 2002 at 1:00 p.m. at Dilday Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Carroll Memorial Gardens. Survivors are wife, Juanita Beal; daughters, Mayrene Crews, Elizabeth Butler; sisters, Mary Jane Hargis, Inita Bivell, Gertrude Bishop and brothers, Leon, Wesley and Dennis Beal.

Obituary: Mr. Tom Beal, 93, died on Wednesday, December 18 at the Baptist Memorial Hospital. Funeral services were conducted on Friday, December 20 at 1:00 p.m. in the Dilday Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Dennis Beal officiating. Interment followed in Carroll Memorial Gardens. Mr. Beal was born on June 1, 1909 in Benton County to the late Brenton and Mary Elizabeth Tubbs Beal. He was a retired construction worker. A son, Wendall Beal, preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife, Juanita Beal; two daughters, Mayrene Crews of Big Sandy and Elizabeth Butler of Kankakee, Illinois; three sisters, Mary Jane Hargis of Bowling Green, Kentucky, Inita Bivell of Paris and Gertrude Bishop of McKenzie; three brothers, Leon Beal, Wesley Beal and Dennis Beal, all of McKenzie; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren

They had the following children:
90 i. Wendell Ray (1942-2002)
ii. Elizabeth. Resided in Kankakee, Illinois in Apr 2002.

iii. Mayrene. Resided in Big Sandy, Benton County, Tennessee in Apr 2002.

Mayrene married Frank CREWS.

54. W.J. PARKER. Born on 4 May 1916. At the age of 74, W.J. died on 14 Jul 1990. Buried in 1990 in Jones Cemetery, Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee. Military: TEC 5, US Army, World War II.

Military: W.J. Parker served as a TEC 5 in the Army during World War II.

On 1 Oct 1932 when W.J. was 16, he married Nellie Mae RHODES, daughter of Leslie Elmer RHODES (1890-1968) & Tennie Estilee LUNSFORD (1890-). Born on 24 Nov 1913. Resided in First District, Henderson County, Tennessee in 1930.

They had one child:
i. James H..

55. Howell PARKER. Born on 6 Jun 1920. At the age of 44, Howell died on 29 Sep 1964. Buried in Sep 1964 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Henderson County, Tennessee.

On 3 Sep 1938 when Howell was 18, he married Hazel Irene SCOTT, daughter of Ellis E. SCOTT (1892-1972) & Levie ALTOM (1896-1936). Born on 28 Sep 1922. At the age of 72, Hazel Irene died on 12 Feb 1995. Buried in Feb 1995 in Parkers Crossroads Cemetery, Parkers Crossroads, Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had one child:
91 i. Joe Earl (1940-1965)

56. Frances Louise PARKER. Born on 29 Oct 1922.

Frances Louise married Thomas Buford ABBOTT.

They had one child:
92 i. James Thomas (1943-)

57. Faustina PARKER. Born on 17 Aug 1925.

On 31 Dec 1938 when Faustina was 13, she married James ALTOM, son of Homer G. ALTOM (1898-1944) & Eva Gray DERRYBERRY (1899-1984), in Henderson County, Tennessee. Born in 1920.

They had the following children:
93 i. James Howell
94 ii. Harry Thomas
95 iii. Charles Ray (1947-2003)

58. Katherine PARKER. Born on 11 Nov 1930. At the age of 64, Katherine died on 24 Jun 1995.

Katherine first married Tena Ray ROBERTSON. They were divorced.

They had the following children:
i. Betty.

ii. R.J..

iii. Bobby.

Katherine second married Bill VALUSCH.

59. Cecil Ray PARKER. Born on 3 Jun 1937. At the age of 63, Cecil Ray died in Amarillo, Texas on 8 Jan 2001.

Obituary: Cecil R. Parker, formerly of Wildersville, died January 8 in Amarillo, Texas. He was 63. He was retired from Ferrel Ross. He leaves his wife, Mrs. Shirley Cooper Parker of Amarillo; three sons, Keith Parker of Clarksburg, Don Cooper of Austin, Texas and Dale Cooper of Amarillo, Texas; two daughters, Sherri Beardsley of Wildersville and Debbie Guynn of Nashville; five sisters, Fostine Altom, Jo Helen Parker, Louise Abbott Brooks, Juanita Beals and Maxine Hopper.

On 30 Jul 1954 when Cecil Ray was 17, he first married Louise SMALL, daughter of Paul SMALL (1916-1979) & Raymell GOFF (1918-). Born on 24 Sep 1938 in Henderson County, Tennessee.

They had the following children:
96 i. Roy Keith (1956-)
ii. Sherian Kaye. Born on 28 Apr 1958 in Huntingdon, Carroll County, Tennessee. Resided in Wildersville, Henderson County, Tennessee in Jan 2001. Alias/AKA: "Sherry".

Sherian Kaye married Manny BEARDSLEY.

Cecil Ray second married Shirley ?. Resided in Amarillo, Texas in Jan 2001.

They had the following children:
i. Don (Step Child of Husband). Resided in Austin, Texas in Jan 2001.

ii. Dale (Step Child of Husband). Resided in Amarillo, Texas in Jan 2001.

iii. Debbie (Step Child of Husband). Resided in Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee in Jan 2001.

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