Gaynell Loma Parker


Gaynell Loma Parker, 92, a resident of Delano, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018, at a local hospital.

She was born to Mennin and Gertrude Burris on Sept 18, 1925.

She had a love for gardening and spending time with her grandchildren. She was deeply loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew her. 

She is preceded in death by her husband, James Parker; son, Mark Parker; parents, Mennin and Gertrude Burris; and siblings, Tommy Burris and Stella Collins. 

She is survived by her daughter, Pat (Johnny) Owens; grandchildren, Heath (Virginia) Owens, Whitney (Jessica) Owens; great-grandson, David Elias Owens; along with several nieces, nephews, and extended family. 

The family would like to extend a special thanks to Peggy and Sabrina at Eagle Home Care for taking such great care of Gaynell. 

The family will receive friends Sunday, April 15, 2018, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Companion Funeral Home, Cleveland Chapel.

There will be a Celebration of Life service held at 5:30 p.m. in the Chapel. The burial will be at Chattanooga National Cemetery on Monday at 11 a.m. 

You are invited to share a personal memory of Gaynell, or your condolences with her family, at her online memorial located at

Companion Funeral Home and Cremation Service and the Cody family are honored to assist the Parker family with these arrangements.


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