Dixie White Parker

Dixie White Parker

   Dixie White Parker, 88, of Andrews, passed away Friday, Sept. 29, 2017, at Murphy Medical Center Nursing Home.
   She was a native and lifelong resident of Cherokee County, and the daughter of the late Franklin Hardie and Luiza Elizabeth Taylor White.
   Dixie was a homemaker. She enjoyed hunting, fishing, and working in her flower garden. She attended Valley River Baptist Church.
   In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 60 years, Earl Dean (Muss) Parker; three brothers, Walter, Claude and Arlin White and three sisters, Madge Postell, Maggie Hardin and Doris Moore.
   She is survived by two sons, Eddie Parker and wife Patty and Joe Parker and wife Adele, all of Andrews; three sisters, Lille Mae Goins, Emma Hogan and Iris Plemmons, all of Andrews; three grandchildren, Robbie, Doug and Ally Parker; seven great-grandchildren; along with several nieces and nephews.
   Funeral services were held at 4 pm, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, at Valley River Baptist Church in Andrews, with the Rev. Roy Phillips and the Rev. Eddie Hardin officiating. Burial was in Valleytown Cemetery. Music was provided by the Valley River Quartet. Pallbearers were nephews and grandsons.
   The family received friends from 2-3:45 pm, Monday, Oct. 2, 2017, at Valley River Baptist Church.
   You may send tributes to the Parker family at www.townson-rose.com
   Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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