Funeral services for Doris Parker were held Nov. 13, 2019 at Eubank Cedar Creek Funeral Home in Mabank with Pastor Charles Robinson officiating. A graveside service followed to King Cemetery in Kemp.
Doris was born Nov. 30, 1935 in Dallas to parents Thomas Haskell and May Jeanette (Woodward) Smothermon and entered into eternal rest in Ennis at the age of 83.
She was an amazing lady, who worked from the time she was a teen until her health declined in her later years. Doris was a very successful realtor. She was always busy spending time with family and fishing.
Doris was a talented artist and enjoyed oil painting. She was a magnificent cook, a remarkable seamstress, and talented dancer.
Doris was a member of Aley United Methodist Church, where she volunteered and cooked food for people during the holidays. She loved gardening. Doris had a greenhouse and would harvest seeds. She was just remarkable with plants. Doris will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Doris was preceded in death by her parents, son Bill Parker, brothers David and Thomas Smothermon.
She is survived by her husband Frank Parker of Aley, son Gary Parker and wife Sandra of Eustace, daughter Robin Parker Hoelting of Gun Barrel City, sister Fran Moore and husband Ronnie of Texas, grandsons Bill Parker, Jr. and wife Libby of Florida and Tyson Parker and wife Taylor of Eustace, granddaughter Tiffany Hall and husband Steve of Canton, great-grandchildren David Austin Parker, Peyton Parker, Jacob Hall, Cooper Hall, Harlow Parker, Laityn Parker and one on the way, other loving family members and many more lifelong friends.
A personal tribute may be made online at www.eubankcedarcreek.com.