OBITUARY

Homer O'Neil Parker

August 13, 1930January 12, 2021

Homer O’Neil Parker, 90, of Germantown, TN, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Methodist Germantown Hospital. He was born in Booneville, MS on August 13, 1930 to Homer and Bonnie Parker. O’Neil was a member of Booneville High School class of 1948 and graduated from Mississippi State College in 1952. He was a retired stock broker and longtime member of Park Avenue Church of Christ in Memphis, TN.

He is survived by his wife, Sarah Floyd Parker; sons, Mike (Sue) Parker and David Parker; daughter, Paige (Chris) Essary; 5 grandchildren, Daniel Parker, Fletcher (Mel) Parker, Chelsea (Houston) Dove, Chad Parker, and Michael Essary; 1 great-grandchild, Harrison Dove; sister, Bettie (Gene) Gustafson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Irene Parker; brother, Raymond (Shirley) Parker.

A private family service will be held in Booneville, MS. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to Harding School of Theology or Park Avenue Church of Christ in Memphis, TN.

Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Sarah Floyd Parker, Wife
  • Mike Parker (Sue), Son
  • David parker, Son
  • Paige Essary (Chris), Daughter
  • Daniel Parker, Grandson
  • Fletcher Parler (Mel), Grandson
  • Chelsea Dove (Houston), Granddaughter
  • Chad Parker, Grandson
  • Michael Essary, Grandson
  • Harrison Dove, Great-Grandson
  • Bettie Gustafson (Gene), Sister
  • Homer William Parker, Father (deceased)
  • Bonnie Robertson Parker, Mother (deceased)
  • Irene Parker, Step-Mother (deceased)
  • Raymond Parker (Shirley), Brother (deceased)

Services

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John Brownlow

January 16, 2021

O’neil was always one of the most encouraging, thoughtful and kind-hearted men I’ve known. He was always full of wisdom and grace. He represented Christ well and I’m blessed to have known him.

Jonathan & Rudi Rudd

January 14, 2021

Our condolences to the family. Sara, we love you guys so much. You are in our prayers. We always looked forward to having lunch with you guys and talking about the Bulldogs. We will miss O'Neil, but look forward to seeing him again.

Tom Sutton

January 13, 2021

I am deeply saddened by Oneil's death . I will never forget the warm welcome

Wanda and I received from Sarah and Oneil when we first came to Park Ave.
in 1999. My thoughts and prayers will be for Sarah antheyd her family as they
grieve.

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FROM THE FAMILY

Biography

Homer O’Neil Parker, 90, of Germantown, TN, passed away Tuesday, January 12, 2021 at Methodist Germantown Hospital. He was born in Booneville, MS on August 13, 1930 to Homer and Bonnie Parker. O’Neil was a member of Booneville High School class of 1948 and graduated from Mississippi State College in 1952. He was a retired stock broker and longtime member of Park Avenue Church of Christ in Memphis, TN.

He is survived by his wife, Sarah Floyd Parker; sons, Mike (Sue) Parker and David Parker; daughter, Paige (Chris) Essary; 5 grandchildren, Daniel Parker, Fletcher (Mel) Parker, Chelsea (Houston) Dove, Chad Parker, and Michael Essary; 1 great-grandchild, Harrison Dove; sister, Bettie (Gene) Gustafson.

He was preceded in death by his parents; stepmother, Irene Parker; brother, Raymond (Shirley) Parker.

A private family service will be held in Booneville, MS. In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be sent to Harding School of Theology or Park Avenue Church of Christ in Memphis, TN.

Condolences may be left at www.mcmillanfuneralhome.com.