The Obituary for Mr. Johnny Parker


Johnny Parker

March 4, 1948 – March 8, 2019

Johnny C. Parker of Opelika was born in the family home behind Spring Villa Grocery to the late Fannie and L.C. Parker on March 4, 1948 and passed away in Beauregard due to an accident on March 8, 2019. He was 71 years old.

He attended Providence Baptist Church growing up as his family was one of the families that started the church.  He was an active member of Fountain Gate Church.  Johnny was well-known and loved being part of the Beauregard community. He was a 1966 graduate of Beauregard High School and maintained a close relationship with his classmates.  He was a people person, never met a stranger, and lived his life to the fullest.

He was preceded in death by his brothers, Clayton Parker, James Parker, and Donald Parker.

He is survived by his wife of 33 years, Janet Parker; daughters, Suzanne Callahan (Joey), April Smith (Dave), and Sarah “Katie” Wallace (Jacob); grandchildren, Blake and Josh Rogers, Jack and Eden Smith, and Emily and Cameron Edwards; great grandchildren, Ryleigh and Kensley Rogers; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and other family members.

Visitation will be held Monday, March 11, 2019 in the Parlor at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon.

Funeral service will be held in the Chapel at Frederick-Dean Funeral Home Monday, March 11, 2019 at 12:00 noon with Dr. Dan Lane and Pastor Joe May officiating. Interment will follow at Garden Hills Cemetery.

Frederick-Dean Funeral Home of Opelika, Al. is directing.