Benjamin Ramon “Jack” Parker, 86, died Tuesday, November 07, 2006 at the T. J. Samson Community Hospital.  He was the son of the late Horace Parker and Willie Verda Ramey Parker. 

          He is survived by nine children: Jimmy Parker, Rosemary Childers, Willie Parker, Donald Parker, Laura Marr, Depp Parker, Virginia Keown, Charles Parker and Ruby Morale; Eighteen grandchildren and Twenty Six Great-Grandchildren. 

          Preceded in death by  his wife: Mary Lewis Eaton Parker; three children: Margaret Ann Houchens, Harry Thomas Parker and Billy Raymond Parker; one grandson: Haskell Earl Houchens, Jr. and four brothers and one sister. 

          Funeral will be 1:00 P.M. Friday at the Hatcher & Saddler Funeral Home with Bro. Richard Staples officiating.  Burial will be in the Parker Cemetery.  Visitation will be after 5:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.