Gaylon O’Neal Parker,80, of Gainesville passed away on September 21st, 2020 at Texoma Medical Center in Denison. Graveside service will be at 1:00 PM, Friday, September 25th at the Nelson Grove Cemetery with Bro. Lyndell Lee officiating.
Gaylon was born on December 17th, 1939 to C.M. and Leota Mitchell Parker in Walnut Bend, TX. He married Dianne Parker on June 18th, 1966 in Dallas and they were happily married for over 54 years. Gaylon loved his family very much and enjoyed spending time with his granddaughters. He loved to take care of his cattle, fish, hunt and do anything outdoors. He was a member of the Legacy Pointe Baptist Church in Whitesboro.
He is survived by his wife of 54 years Dianne Parker; sons Brandon and wife Amy Parker of Gainesville, Shawn and wife Kim Parker of Gainesville; granddaughters Morgan Cross and her husband Sam, Bridget Parker, Kennedy Parker, and Lauren Garrett and her husband Justin; brother Leon and wife Patsy Parker of Gainesville and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Gaylon is preceded in death by his father C.M. Parker, mother Leota Mitchell Smith and step-father Calvin Smith and brother Ricky Dale Parker.
In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Legacy Pointe Baptist Church, P.O. Box 247, Whitesboro, TX 76273
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