Paulette  Parker

Paulette  Parker, 73, of  Laurel died Monday, Dec. 4, 2017 at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson. She was born Tuesday, Feb. 8, 1944 in Stringer.

Visitation will be Thursday from 9:30 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Ellisville. Funeral services will be Thursday at 2 p.m. at the church. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Brother Roy Crouch and Brother Doug Moore will officiate. Ellisville Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

She was preceded in death by her father Lennis Tew; mother Amy Tew; and brother Charles “AC” Nix.

Survivors include her husband of 57 years Jimmy Parker of Laurel; daughter  Tammy Barnes (Robert) of Laurel; and grandchildren Wesley Barnes (Regan) and Jarred Barnes (Brianna), both of Laurel.

Pallbearers will be Jason Bullock, Caleb Miller, Chase McMillan, Brian Mott, Caleb Scitz and Josh Beech.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Beams Ministry for Bibles, P.O. Box 10200, Gulfport, MS. 39505.

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