Bonnie Parker


Funeral services for Bonnie Parker, 88, were held Monday, Nov. 26, 2018, at Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville. Glenn Connor officiated the service, and interment followed in Allphin Cemetery.

Pallbearers were Brian Byrd, Justin Parker, Wayne Whitmire, Michael Graves, Eugene Pryor and Kyle Pryor.

Honorary pallbearers were Clyde Parker, Jay Cope, Hudson Whitmire and Grayson Whitmire.

Bonnie Kay Parker was born Sept. 1, 1930, in Cuero, to Esker and Mable (Thigpen) Morrow. She worked as an office manager for a cable television company. Bonnie loved to quilt and work in her yard. From 1998 to 2011, she volunteered many hours of her time in the SonShine Center in Madisonville. Bonnie most loved being “Nana” to her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She had lived all of her adult life in Madisonville and was a member of First Baptist Church in Madisonville.

Bonnie passed away Nov. 23, 2018, in Madisonville. She was preceded in death by both of her parents, all of her siblings and many nieces and nephews. She is survived by husband, L.C. Parker of Midway; son and daughter-in-law, Joe and Debbie Parker of Texarkana; daughter and son-in-law, Kay and Raymond Byrd of Magnolia; grandchildren, Dana Whitmire (Wayne), Brian Byrd, Ashley Graves (Michael) and Justin Parker; and great-grandchildren, Hudson and Grayson Whitmire, Genevieve Graves and one on the way, Jon-Paul Leonard Graves.

Arrangements were under the direction of Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville.