Katherine Parker

May 13th, 1941 - Jun 7th, 2018


Rose Hill Cemetery

Fri, Jun. 8th, 2018 1pm

Katherine Parker

Marion-Katherine Parker, 77, passed away on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

Katherine was born on May 13, 1941 in Williamson County to Samuel and Stella (Bearden) Tanner.

She attended First Baptist Church and enjoyed spending time with her great grandchildren.

Survivors include:

Daughter-Crystal and Darrell Baker of Pittsburg

Granddaughter-Whitney and Cameron Newbold of Marion

Great grandchildren-Collins Newbold and Clay Newbold of Marion

Special friend-Liz Herron of Marion

Katherine was preceded in death by her parents; first husband, Donald Edds; second husband, Russ Nicholls and third husband, Monty Parker.

Graveside services will be held at 1pm on Friday, June 8, 2018 at Rose Hill Cemetery with Dr. Bob Dickerson officiating. Family and friends are asked to meet at the cemetery.  Blue Funeral Home in Marion is assisting the family with arrangements.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Southern Illinois and will be accepted at Blue Funeral Home/PO Box 411/Marion, IL 62959


4 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Brenda Davis Nutter

    From: Palestine, Texas

    Date: June 7, 2018

    Crystal and Whitney my thoughts and prayers are with you both and Liz I’m going to miss aunt Katherine so much she was much more to me than just and aunt she was my friend and like a mom to me remember I love you all

  • Guest: Kathryn Cisco-Weiher

    From: Craig, Colorado

    Date: June 8, 2018

    Sorry for your loss. Your family is in our prayers

  • Guest: Linda Averitt

    From: Marion, Illinois

    Date: June 8, 2018

    Crystal this is Linda Kathy’s friend I called not to long ago I wanted to go talk to her and see her dog I hadn’t seen yet but she wouldn’t let me come for whatever was going on at the time I guess. Anyway I wanted to tell you how very sorry I am! If I could stop crying I might be able to write this! I’m also wanting to say I probably can’t come because of the fact that you would have to stand and I can’t do that. This here is why I wanted to keep in touch all that I could! I want to give you all my condolences!!

  • Guest: Georgia Lee

    From: Simpson, Illinois

    Date: June 10, 2018

    I always talked to her when she came to our Sunday School Class