Nancy Halovee Parker passed away peacefully on June 27, 2023, at Jackson-Madison County General Hospital with family and friends by her side. She was born on April 15, 1931, in Fulton, Mississippi, to the late Walter Paul and Gracia Wauneda Chamblee Anthony.
Throughout her life, Halovee demonstrated remarkable dedication and skill in her career as an accountant. Her attention to detail and passion for numbers made her an invaluable asset to the organizations she served. Halovee’s commitment and work ethic earned her respect and appreciation from colleagues and associates alike.
Beyond her professional achievements, she had a rich and fulfilling life outside of work. Halovee found joy in playing Bridge, where she shared laughter and camaraderie with friends. She also had a great passion for playing golf. Beyond her hobbies, Halovee was actively involved in volunteering for various groups and organizations, always seeking to make a positive impact on the lives of others. Her love of giving is most evident through the thirty years of dedicated service to the Jackson-Madison County General Hospital as a volunteer in the hospital gift shop.
Along with her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband Bobby Allen Parker in 2009. She was also predeceased by her brothers, Walter Earl Anthony, Jimmie Paul Anthony, son-in-law, William Barnes "Bill" Johnson, and nephew Jeffrey Paul Anthony.
Left to cherish fond memories are Halovee’s loving daughters Julia "Julie" Parker Forrester (Glenn) of Summerville, SC and Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Parker Johnson of Jackson, TN. She was adored by her grandchildren: Nancy Katherine "Katie" Forrester Molway (Scott) of Summerville, SC, Allen Coleman Forrester (Erica) of Cary, NC, and Amber Johnson Summann (Eric) of Jackson, TN; four great grandchildren, Patrick Coleman Molway, Shanley Paige Molway and Kaden Scott Molway of Summerville, SC and Mila Summann of Jackson, TN. Halovee was also anxiously anticipating the arrival of two additional great grandchildren, Holton Allen Forrester and Luna Summann.
She is also survived by her sister, Dorothy Anthony Brooks of Greenville, MS, a brother, Dalton Anthony (Joyce) of Starkville, MS a brother, David Anthony (Debbie) of Tupelo, MS, nephews Terry Anthony, Walt Anthony, Mike Anthony, Barry Replogle, and nieces Jenny Watson, Janice Smith, Cindy Brodowski, Wendy Oden, and Jennifer Barnette.
Halovee Parker was a remarkable woman who will be deeply missed by all those whose lives she touched. Her legacy of hard work, compassion, and unwavering love will forever remain in the hearts of her family and friends.
SERVICES: A graveside service for Halovee to celebrate her life will be held at 3:00 p.m. on Sunday, July 2, 2023, at Tupelo Memorial Gardens in Tupelo, Mississippi with the Reverend Mary Beth Eberle of Grace United Methodist Church Jackson, TN officiating.
Honorary Pallbearers are Allen Forrester, Scott Molway, Eric Summann, Terry Anthony, Todd Barnette, John Brodowski, Rodger Oden, Barry Replogle, and Taylor Replogle.
Though too numerous to name individually, the family would like to offer special thanks and recognition to the countless people who lovingly and effortlessly offered their support, guidance, care and comfort to our beloved mother in the days preceding her passing, close neighbors, dear friends, doctors, nurses, medical support staff, and caregivers.
The family is requesting that memorial contributions be directed to Grace United Methodist Church, 142 McClellan Road, Jackson, TN 38305 or online at www.graceumcjackson.org. or St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or online at www.stjude.org.
Arrington Funeral Directors, 148 W. University Parkway, Jackson, Tennessee 38305
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