Allen Parker

Apr 11th, 1953 - Aug 11th, 2019


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Wed, Aug. 14th, 2019 9am


Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

Wed, Aug. 14th, 2019 11am

Allen Parker

Marion-Allen Parker, 66, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

Allen was born on April 11, 1953 in Carbondale to Joseph and Adris (Ingram) Parker. He married Karen Swan and she survives.

Allen retired from United Central Industrial Supplies.  He enjoyed drinking coffee, playing pool and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include:

Wife-Karen Parker of Marion

Son-Kevin and Amber Parker of Pittsburg

Daughter-Jennifer Parker and boyfriend Eric O’Connor

Grandchildren-Tyarra Watson and Landon Parker


Jolene and Gary Arrowood

Janice Nichols

Sister in laws:

Patty Parker

Ruthann and Dennis Taylor

Tracy and Rob Ross

Brother in laws:

Roger and Debbie Swan

Karl Swan

Wayne Swan

Gary Veteto

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Randy Parker and Eddie Parker and nephew, J.T. Parker.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 11am at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Gary Emery officiating.  Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Pittsburg.  Visitation will be on Wednesday from 9am until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the family and will be accepted at the funeral home.

3 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Sue Shales (Malcom)

    From: Wautoma, Wisconsin

    Date: August 12, 2019


    My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  • Guest: Gary and Sharon Bundren

    From: Marion,, Illinois

    Date: August 12, 2019

    Condolences on your loss. He was a great guy!

  • Guest: greg howell

    From: johnston city, Illinois

    Date: August 14, 2019

    so sorry for your loss. I had the privilege of working with him. great guy.