Odessa Turpen
Parker


December 18, 1923 - January 28, 2019

Odessa Turpin Parker, age 95, of Waterloo, passed away January 28, 2019, at Glenwood Nursing Home, surrounded by her loving family. Visitation will be Thursday, January 31, from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. at Spry-Williams Funeral Home. The funeral will follow at 7:00 p.m. in the funeral home chapel with Brother Wayne Wood officiating. A private burial will be held at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Waterloo.

Mrs. Parker was a member of Mt. Olive Freewill Baptist Church in Waterloo. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great grandmother, whose joy was in caring for her family. She loved to sing.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Odell Parker; son, Charles Parker; parents, John and Tishie Turpin; and granddaughter, Vickie Parker. Survivors include her son, Fay Parker (Donna); grandchildren, Nelson Parker (Paige), Laura Dowdy (Jeff), Melissa Orrick (Stevie), Preston Parker (Tara), and Kayla Broadfoot (Brad); great-grandchildren, Ryan Orrick (Emily), Deidre Kelly (Josh), Molly Carmack (Michael), Morgan Minor (Jeremy), Campbell Parker, Ryder, Ripken, Addi and Easton Broadfoot, Avery, Easton, and Olivia Parker and Grant and Clarke Dowdy; great-great grandchildren, Maci, Mali and Maddox Carmack, Keith, Ty, Ymilla, and Asia Kelly, and Alex, Race and Beckham Minor; daughter-in-law, Helen Parker; and special nephew, Ralph Jones.

The family would like to express their appreciation to the care givers at Glenwood Nursing Home and Hospice of North Alabama for their wonderful care. Memorials may be made to Mt. Olive Cemetery Fund, 301 Pine St., Waterloo, AL 35677. You may sign the guest register at sprywilliams.com



Visitation

January 31, 2019
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Spry Williams Funeral Home, Helton Drive, Florence, AL, USA

January 31, 2019 5:00 pm

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January 31, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Spry Williams Funeral Home, Helton Drive, Florence, AL, USA

January 31, 2019 7:00 pm

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One Comment on “Odessa Turpen Parker”

  1. Fay and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Please know that you are in our thoughts and prayers. Bobby & Liz Hines, Aaron, Sherry & Corey Hines

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