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Ruth Parker

December 17, 1934 — September 2, 2022

On the afternoon of September 2nd 2022, Ruth Parker was called home to Glory. After 71 years of marriage to a man of God, she leaves us with glorious memories of her service to God and family.


Ruth Parker was born on December 17, 1934 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to the late Herman Allen and Cora May Oliver.


Ruth is preceded in glory by her daughter, Miriam Louise Peters (2017) and survived by her loving husband, Rev. Richard Parker, her daughter Joyce A. Lovett (Richard Lovett), her sons Richard L. Parker (Regina Parker), and Phillip J. Parker (Robin Burnett-Parker), siblings Herman Allen (late) Anna Louise Johnson (late), Ethel Allen (late), Thelma Johnson (late), Gail Allen, Ronald Jeter (late), Joyce Jeter, JoAnn McKay, Robert Allen , Sandra Human, grandchildren, (April, Kim, Angie, Dana, Danielle, Seth, Sydnee, Jadrien, Mecca, 13 great grandchildren,several great great grandchildren and a host of nieces nephews and other family members.

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Public Walk Through of Family and Friends

Friday, September 9, 2022

3:00 - 5:00 pm (Central time)

Lewis & Wright Funeral Directors

2500 Clarksville Pike, Nashville, TN 37208

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Memorial Visitation

Saturday, September 10, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Central time)

Priest Lake Christian Fellowship

2311 Hobson Pike, Nashville, TN 37013

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Memorial Service of Love

Saturday, September 10, 2022

Starts at 12:00 pm (Central time)

Priest Lake Christian Fellowship Church

2311 Hobson Pike, Nashville, TN 37013

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