Jonah Blake Parker

Published 12:01 am Thursday, August 3, 2017

July 25, 2017 – July 30, 2017

VIDALIA — Services for infant Jonah Blake Parker, of Vidalia, who died Sunday, July 30, 2107, at Merit Health Natchez, will be 10 a.m. Friday at Vidalia First Baptist Church with the Rev. Rayford Ables officiating.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. today at the church.

Email newsletter signup

Jonah was preceded in death by his maternal great-grandfathers, Johnny L. Donald Sr. and Damond E. Reynolds and paternal great-grandparents, Frank and Patricia Gullo and Sammie and Alice Parker.

Survivors include his parents, Jared and Rebecca Parker; one sister, Olivia Parker of Vidalia; maternal grandparents, Eddie and Teressa Reynolds of Vidalia; paternal grandparents, Cecil and Phyllis Parker of Vidalia; maternal great-grandmothers, Essie Donald and Linda Reynolds, both of Vidalia; three aunts, Jerry New and husband, David Alton New III, Keisha Fitt and husband, Billy, and Callie Parker; a special great-great-uncle, Tony Roppolo; and a number of cousins, great-aunts and great-uncles.

Honorary pallbearers will be Brett Hinson, Ray Curlee Jr., Billy Fitt and David Alton New III.

Special thanks to the Vidalia First Responders, the staff of Merit Health Natchez, First Baptist Church of Vidalia and the community.

Online condolences may be sent to