Mr. Melton Maurice “Doc” Parker

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Mr. Melton Maurice “Doc” Parker, age 92 of Winnfield, Louisiana passed away on Sunday, March 01, 2015 at his residence. Born Friday, February 23, 1923 in Sikes, Louisiana, he was a US Army veteran having served his country in WWII. Mr. Parker was retired from Shell Oil Company with 35 years of service. After retirement, he also worked for the Winn Parish Sheriff’s Office for 12 years. He was a member of Old Union Baptist Church and Charles F. Buck Masonic Masonic Lodge, No. 260 F&AM, Urania. Mr. Parker will be remembered as an avid hunter, fisherman and farmer. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Miron & Elizabeth Gregory Parker; Wife, Faye Porter Parker; Siblings, Ted Parker, Rush Parker and Marjorie Rushing. Those left to cherish his memory include his Sons, John Parker and wife Donna and Dock Parker and wife Elaina all of Winnfield; Daughters, Beverly Harrell and husband Hovey, Natchitoches and Cherry Beth Salter and husband Kevin, Urania. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 04 from 9:00 AM until time of services. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, March 04, 2015 at Southern Funeral Home. Interment will follow in Old Union Cemetery in Joyce. Serving the family as pallbearers will be Grandsons, Brandon Harrell, Trent Harrell, Trevor Harrell, Cody Parker, Joshua Parker, DaCoda Salter, The family wishes to extend special appreciation to Mr. Parker’s caregivers, Debbie, Martha, Chasity, Brittany, Heather, Shelia and Christine.  

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