Charles C. "Jack" Parker, 79 of Leachville, died Thursday, July 4, 2002, at Monette Manor Nursing Home in Monette. Born at Senath, he was the son of the late William and Ruth Elizabeth Parker and had been a Leachville resident since 1983. He lived in St. Louis for 32 years where he worked as a laser operator for McDonnel-Douglas Aircraft in the production of the F-14 Tomcat fighter plane for the United States Navy.
He is survived by a brother, Carnell Parker, Sr., of Leachville.
The funeral was held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Howard Funeral Service Chapel in Leachville with Rev. Eddie Hawkins officiating. Burial was in the Lulu Cemetery near Senath.