Grace Ike Womack Parker
By Kim Swindell Wood | May 25, 2018 7:53 am
Grace Ike Womack Parker, 96, of Sparta, formerly of Dibrell, passed away May 22, 2018, at Life Care Center of Sparta.
Mrs. Parker was born April 23, 1922, in McMinnville, to William Amos Parker and George Annie Saunders Parker.
She had a work career that spanned from farm work to shirt factory worker and retirement from John Oster.
In addition to her work, she was a homemaker, having biscuits on the table every morning before school and work. She was a member of Oak Grove Church of Christ, in Warren County, and most recently faithfully attended worship service, at Life Care, every Sunday, at 8 a.m.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ralph Parker; daughter, Mary Ann Kaylor; son, Paul Parker; and brother, Grey Womack.
Survivors include her daughter, Carol Allison and husband Ronald; grandchildren, Sylinia (Robert) Oakes, Amanda (Todd) Hudson, Jennifer (Erik) Peterson, Suzanne (Jason) Frakes, Brad Parker, Jeremy (Emily) Parker; 11 great-grandchildren; and niece, Wanda Scott.
Graveside service was 11 a.m., May 24, 2018, at Whorton Springs Cemetery, in Smithville. Roy Whited officiated.
Gary Newby, David Sneed, Rayburn Pedigo, Eddie Kirby, Carlton Jones, and Jerry Hildreth served as pallbearers.
Memorial donations may be made to Oak Grove Church of Christ, in Warren County, in care of Hunter Funeral Home, P.O. Box 90, Sparta, Tennessee 38583
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Hunter Funeral Home.