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Edith Mae King Parker

Mrs. Edith Mae King Parker, age 83, of LaFayette went to be with her Lord and Savior Sunday, June 03, 2018.

Edith was born on April 16, 1935 to the late Horace King and Lucille Dooley Arnold. She was born in Summerville, Georgia and graduated from Chattooga County High School.  Edith then married the love of her life, Rev. John Paul Parker on June 03, 1960. For 30 years she was the secretary for the LaFayette First United Methodist Church and she was also a member of Sunnyside Baptist Church.

She is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Rev. John Paul Parker; son and daughter-in-law, John Paul Parker, Jr. and Judy; granddaughter, Jennifer (Rodney) Simpson; great-grandchild, Tori Athena Brooks; several nieces and nephews also survive.

Funeral service will be held 7 p.m. Monday, June 04, 2018 in the Wilbanks Memorial Chapel with Pastor Randy Avans officiating.

A private interment will take place on Tuesday in the LaFayette City Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be her nephews.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Monday from 5 p.m. until the hour of service.

Arrangements are by Wallis-Wilbanks Funeral Home, LaFayette.