Posted: Wednesday, September 28, 2011 3:23 pm
The Messenger, September 28, 2011
Completed arrangements are being announced for Paula (Seals) Parker, 55, of Hornbeak, who died 2:15 a.m. Sept. 27, 2011, at her home after a long battle with cancer with her family by her side.
Services will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Edmaiston-Mosley Funeral Home. The Rev. Pat Murdock will officiate. Burial will follow in Mt. Manuel Cemetery near Walnut Log.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home 5-8 p.m. today.
Pallbearers will be James Coffey, Cliff Berry, Jackie Childress, Bob Reavis, Brad Denton, Jamie Roach and Larry Venable. Honorary pallbearers will be David Jerden, Doris Cochran, Judy Quick, Mark Cooley, Debra Choate and members of the Hornbeak board of aldermen.
Memorial contributions may take the form of donations to the Mt. Manuel Cemetery Association, in care of Maxine Cash, 1512 Troy-Hickman Road, Troy, TN 38260.
She was born Nov. 29, 1955, in Tiptonville, daughter of Lessie (Glidewell) Seals of the Shawtown community and the late Paul Richmond Seals. She was a retired rural mail carrier for the Hornbeak Post Office, was a member of the National Rural Letter Carriers Association and was a member and named Outstanding Member for the Tennessee Rural Letter Carriers Association in 2010. Paula was dedicated to her community. She was a current member of the Hornbeak board of aldermen and was the current vice mayor for the town of Hornbeak. She was a member of Antioch Baptist Church near Hornbeak.
She is also survived by her husband, Robin Parker, whom she married June 9, 1974; two daughters and her son-in-law, Amy (Parker) and John Horner of Union City and Hollie Parker of Hornbeak; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ricky and Lori Seals of the Clayton community and Jimmy and Barbara Seals of the Shawtown community; and several nieces and nephews.
To view the DVD that is an online tribute, or to leave messages of condolence for the family, visit the funeral home website at www.emfuneralhome.com.