FERRIDAY — Services for Robert B. Parker, 85, of Houston, Texas, who died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, in Houston, will be at noon today at First United Methodist Church in Houston.
Burial will be at 3 p.m. Saturday at Woodlawn Mausoleum in Ferriday under the direction of Comer Funeral Home in Ferriday.
Visitation will be from 10:30 a.m. until service time today at the church.
Mr. Parker was born Jan. 25, 1925, in Ferriday, the son of John and Gladys Parker. He served his country proudly during World War II in the U.S. Navy aboard the U.S.S. Lexington.
He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Mary B. Parker.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to First Choice Ministries, c/o First United Methodist Church.