Parkerson, Albert

Published August 17, 2009 10:26 pm

 TIFTON — Albert Parkerson Sr., 68, of Tifton, died Sunday, Aug. 16, 2009, at Tift Regional Medical Center. Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Wednesday at Oakgrove Baptist Church. The Rev. Nat McCalvin and the Rev. Kevin Harris will officiate with burial to follow at Old Ty Ty Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 tonight at Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals.

John Setters, Bruce Donaldson, Josh Fender, Steven Kelly, Charles Mullis, Robert Mullis and Roy Mullis will serve as pallbearers. Deacons of Oakgrove Baptist Church will serve as honorary pallbearers.

Mr. Parkerson was born on July 3, 1941 in Homerville and was the son of Mattie Lou Monk Woods of Tifton and the late William B. Parkerson. In addition to his father, he was also preceded in death by one son, Albert Parkerson Jr., and one brother, Johnny Parkerson. He was a retired truck driver and a member of Oakgrove Baptist Church.

In addition to his mother, Mr. Parkerson is survived by his wife, Betty Sue Mullis Parkerson of Tifton; one daughter, Mary Lou Rackley of Ty Ty; one brother, Henry Parkerson of Enigma; two sisters, Faye Tawzer of Tifton and Joan Hayes of Brookfield; two granddaughters, Heather and Robert Weeks and Lauren Anderson; and one great-grandson, Jayden Weeks.

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Bowen-Donaldson Home for Funerals is in charge of arrangements.

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