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Mr. Jimmie Thomas "JT" Parker, passed awy at hime in West Point, surrounded by his family on November 14, 2012.

Jimmie is survived by his wife of 51 years, Bonnie Ruth (morris) Parker, son Jonathan Parker, son and daughter-in-law Clarkston and Cari Parker, brother Howard (MH Parker, sister-in-law Delores Parker, and a large, loving extended family. He was preceded in death by parents Miles Arthur Parker and Minnie Williams Parker and siblings Verlie, Teenie, Arvil, Wesley, Infant Boy, Francis Lee, Pauline and Junior.

After serving as a medic in the U.S. Army, Jimmie returned to Cullman where he drove bread, ice cream, and milk routes throughout the county. Following a brief period at Wolverine Tube in Decatur, Jimmie retired in 1994 with 25 years from Americold Compressor Corporation. Jimmie and Bonnie operated a commercial poultry farm for 35 years.

Jimmie loved anything associated with The university of Alabama (thought he quickly adopted Auburn when Cari joined his family in 1990) but had a special passion for church and particularly loved leading the congregational choir at Addison Church of God.

Visitation will be from 5-8pm Friday, November 16 at Cullman Heritage Funeral Home. He will lie in state from 1-2pm Saturday, at Addison Church of God, where services will be held at 2pm. He will be laid to rest at Jones Chapel Cemetery, following the service.

If friends and family so desire, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Omega Hospice, 101 2nd Ave, SE, Cullman, Al. 35055.

Funeral Home
Cullman Heritage Funeral Home
255 County Road 1435 Cullman, AL 35058
Tel. (256) 734-0208