Franklin Parker

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Franklin R. Parker
PORTSMOUTH—Franklin Roosevelt Parker, 67, died April 7, 2009, in Bon Secours Maryview Medical Center.
He was born in Drivers, Southampton, to the late Arcelius Parker and Idina Freeman.
Survivors include his wife, Bessie Parker; three daughters, Vrenda Parker, Jacqueline Adams, both of Newport News and Pandora Carter of Hampton; two sons, Franklin Parker Jr. and Ricky Parker, both of Hampton; sister, Mary Lanier; five brothers, Arcelius Parker, David Parker, William Henry Parker, Eldred Lee Parker and James Parker; and 14 grandchildren.
A funeral was held Tuesday in Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial United Methodist Church, Portsmouth. The Rev. Michael Brown officiated. Burial was in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Newport News.
Corprew Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.