Margaret Wright Parker, 84 of Monticello, passed away on June 21, 2016 at Belle View Nursing & Rehab Facility in Monticello.
She was retired from the Lever Brother Soap factory in St. Louis, Missouri. She was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church.
Mrs. Parker was born on September 3, 1931 in Mound City, Illinois and was the daughter of the late John Wright and Myrtle Myers Wright.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Parker, Sr.; a son, Charles Parker, Jr.; four sisters and two brothers.
Survivors include three daughters, Theresa Suffer and husband, Darrell of Monticello, Mary Parker of Green Valley, Arizona and Linda Thurman and husband Vernie of Monticello; two sons, Jesse Parker and John Parker and wife Debbie, all of Monticello; twelve grandchildren, twenty great-grandchildren, and eight great-great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be held on June 23 at 11 a.m. at Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home with Rev. Larry Wilkerson officiating. Burial will be in Prosperity Cemetery in Cleveland County.
Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home.