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Obituary for Elizabeth Parker (Berry)

Funeral services for Mrs. Elizabeth Parker of Winnsboro, LA will be 11:00AM Monday, October 17, 2022 in the chapel of Young’s Community Memorial Winnsboro with Bro. David Harrison and Bro. Ron Ferrington officiating. Interment will follow at Coax Baptist Cemetery near Baskin under the direction of Young’s Community Memorial. Visitation will be from 9:00AM until time of service Monday at the funeral home.

Mrs. Parker was born January 8, 1940 in Wisner, LA and passed from this life on October 14, 2022 in Winnsboro, LA at the age of 82. She was a devoted member of Living Church of Jesus Christ in Rayville, LA and attending services was her passion, along with sharing the gospel and talking about Jesus to whomever she met. She also wrote beautiful songs and poetry throughout the years which she would share with friends and family. Elizabeth also enjoyed gardening and canning, but most of all she enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, grandmother, cherished aunt, and a friend to whomever she met. She will be greatly missed.

She is preceded in death by her husband, Willie Parker; her parents, Louis and Cressie Lee Berry; her infant son, Billy Joe Williams; and her siblings, Loston Berry, W.B. Berry, Theo Berry, Melvin Berry, J.W. Berry, Louise Trichell, Pauline Wiggins and Rosie Franks.

Survivors include her children, Ricky Williams of Winnsboro, Jerry Glenn Williams and wife, Carla of Tenaha, TX, Sheila Shirley and husband, Terry of Winnsboro and Sarah Parker of Shreveport; six grandchildren, Jeremy Young, Holly McKnight and husband, Skyler, Rebecca Young, Tonya Weaver and husband, Don, Hailey Williams and Justin, and Travis Shirley and wife, Betsy; also survived by eleven great-grandchildren and a host of extended family and friends.

Pallbearers will be Jeremy Young, Travis Shirley, Don Weaver, Justin Ross, Kevin Shirley and Shiloh McKnight.