Alton Abraham Parker was born October 7, 1930 and passed from this life on January 17, 2018.
He is survived by his wife Barbara Smith Parker; children Ramona Peters (Ken), Anthony Parker (Maureen), Carla Stutts (Miles), Bridgette Myrick (Tony), and foster son, Derrick Munson. He was blessed with 10 grandchildren: Drew Stutts (Amanda), Wesley Peters, Ella Thomas (Cody), Ethan Peters, Abby Stutts, Jeremy Parker, Jonathan Parker, Emma Robb, Levi Myrick, and Brianna Myrick and his great-grandchildren Roman and Deacon Stutts.
He was preceded in death by his parents, James Raymond and LouElla Parker. He was a retired carpenter with Smith Brothers Builders. He was a faithful member of North Carolina Church of Christ where he served as a deacon and treasurer for many years. He had a love for both gospel and bluegrass music, a good yard sale, breakfast at Cracker Barrel, and also loved playing word games and card games with his children and grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 20th at 12:00 P.M. Noon at the North Carolina Church of Christ. There will be a time of visitation with the family following the service.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the North Carolina Church of Christ Cemetery Fund, 3500 CR 36, Killen, AL 35645; Agape of North Alabama, P.O. Box 127, Madison, AL 35758; or your favorite charity.
Greenhill Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.