Carrie Ellen Parker


On April 16th 2019, Carrie Ellen Parker passed away at the age of 76. Ellen was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt, sister, and friend. Ellen was born in Jonesboro Arkansas on March 4th 1943 to L.B. and Nellie Harvey. She was 3rd of 7 children. Ellen married the love of her life James Monroe Parker on November 9th 1962. Together they raised 3 sons and 1 daughter. Ellen was a homemaker and made quite the name for herself with her cooking skills especially her cinnamon rolls and stuffed sopapillas. She also made some amazing clothes and quilts which she loved giving to her family. Ellen and James celebrated 56 years of marriage. During their marriage they lived in Arkansas, Missouri, New Mexico, Texas, and Oklahoma.
Ellen was preceded in death by her parents, her brother Robert Harvey, and Daughter-in-Law Kassi Atherton. She is survived by husband James Parker, son Jeff Parker, Daughter Lea Atherton spouse Gregg Atherton, son Mark Parker, son Harvey Parker spouse Amanda Parker, siblings Gail Plumlee, Harold Harvey, Joy Durkin, Johnny Harvey, and Ronnie Harvey, Grandkids Tyler Atherton, Aaron Atherton, Melissa Ray, Chrissy Parker, James Parker, Zack Parker, Alex Parker, Johnathan Parker, and Liberty Parker, and 16 great grandkids.
Memorial service is scheduled for April 27th.
Published on April 20, 2019
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C. Jenkins
Apr 27, 2019
My condolences on the death of Carrie Ellen Parker. Our prayers will be with the Parkers in this hour of sorrow.
D. Doyne
Apr 22, 2019
Very sorry to hear about the death of Carrie Ellen Parker. May you find solace in the words recorded at 2nd Corinthians 1:3,4, which says, "Praised be the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, 4 who comforts us in all our trials so that we may be able to comfort others in any sort of trial with the comfort that we receive from God."