- Ada, Oklahoma

April 1, 2013

Charles Parker

The Ada News

Ada —

Services for Charles Keith Parker, 72, Ada, are at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Bible Baptist Church, with the Rev. Harold Holt officiating. Burial follows at Oakman Cemetery.

Mr. Parker died Friday, March 29, 2013, at his home. He was born Nov. 21, 1940, at Topeka, Kan., to Mervin Hubert and Martha Marine Mills Parker.

Mr. Parker was employed at Up-to-Date Laundry in Shawnee and later as a handyman for Dr. Van Horn. He was a member of Bible Baptist Church.

Survivors include his children, Shawn Keith Parker and wife Cornelia, Ada, Monica Ann Blue and husband David of Ada, Nicholas Wayne Parker and wife Morgan Denise of Ada, Matthew Alvy Parker and wife Julie of Ada, and Jimmy Keith Parker of Ada; his grandchildren, Jordan Blue, Hunter Parker, Tyler Parker, Sydney Parker, Matthew Parker, and Jaydan Parker; his step-grandchildren, Jordan Chisholm and Jonathan Gray; two sisters, Patsy Wallis of Midwest City and Lois Lawrence and husband Carl, Sayre; a brother, Audie Parker, Sayre; numerous nieces and nephews; and a special friend, Cerry Shaw of Ada.

He was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Mervin Eugene Parker; and a sister, Marjorie Marine Gonzalez.

Bearers will be Eddie Brown, Jason Hubbard, Jackie Hubbard Jr., Jesse Cordray, Dwight Black and Raymond Wright, Jr.

Obituaries may be viewed and online condolences sent to

Criswell Funeral Home, Ada