Michael T. Parker

Published 12:42 pm Wednesday, February 22, 2017

FRANKLIN — Michael Thomas Parker, 44, passed away on Feb. 19, 2017, in Sentara Norfolk General Hospital.
He was a native of Newport News, and was a son of the late Sharrone Diane Suthers.
He was a truck driver for International Paper and a member of River of Life Baptist Church.
Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Deborah Turner Parker; two daughters, Amber Cobb (Camden) and Sara Michalczyk (Theron); a half-brother, Joe Lanigan (Joy); three grandchildren, Cole, Raylan and Emily Cobb; and special friends, Glenn and Paulette Cook.
The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 23, in Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, with the Rev. Scott Cornett officiating. The burial will follow at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Suffolk.
The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service at the funeral home, and suggests that in lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Children’s Center of Franklin.