Cecil Verlin Parker, 82, of Mosheim, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his loving family after a long illness.\n \nHe was born on February 7, 1937 in Rogersville, TN. He hauled milk for a great number of years, worked for Action Termite and Pest Control, and at Mahle for 20 years before he retired. \n \nHe was preceded in death by his parents: W.O. and Dora Parker; grandson: Cecil Sebastian Walker; brothers: Ralph, Gene, Howard, Sam, and Carl; sisters: Wanda and Florence.\n \nHe is survived by his loving wife and caretaker of 64 years: Remona Smith Parker; daughters: Rejena Parker and Deborah Szkutak (Mike); son: Verlin Dwayne Parker; brother: Charlie Parker (Charlsie); sisters: Jennifer Murray (Randy), Joyce Johnson, Norma Humbard, and Carolyn Parker; grandchildren: Chris Keith, Tabitha Walker, and Andrew Parker; great-grandchildren: Winter, Billy, Arianna, Noah, and Myla; sisters-in-law: Marma Lee Boles, Elizabeth Weems, and Ina Martin (Ralph); brother-in-law: Jay Franklin Smith (Brenda); several nieces and nephews; special friend: Bill Vaughn.\n \nThe family will receive friends Saturday, December 14, 2019 from 5-7PM at Jeffers Funeral Service Downtown. The funeral service will be held Sunday, at 2PM at Jeffers Funeral Chapel Downtown with Rev. Mark Roth and Rev. Alex Smyth officiating. Interment will be in Price’s Cemetery at Romeo. Pallbearers will be Dale Patterson, Dave Elam, Rejena Parker, Rodney Long, Billy Jones, and Bud Cox. Honorary pallbearers are Kathy Dean, Chris Keith, and Billy Keith.\n \n \n \n \n \n \n \n \nTo send a flower arrangement or to plant trees in memory of \nCecil Verlin Parker, please click here to visit our Sympathy Store.