Originally created 12/18/00

Mr. John Parker



PERRY, Ga. - Mr. John Ben "Podge" Parker, 84, of Elizabeth Avenue, died Sunday, Dec. 17, 2000, at Aiken Regional Medical Centers, Aiken.

Services will be private.

Mr. Parker, a native of Aiken, was a Navy veteran. He was a 32 Degree Mason and a member of American Legion; Al-Sihah Temple, Macon, where he was a shriner; and St. Christopher Crossroads Episcopal Church.

Survivors include his wife, Dixie Scott Parker.

Memorials may be made to: the Shriner's Children's Hospital, 950 W. Faris Road, Greenville, SC 29605.

Napier Funeral Home, Graniteville, is in charge of arrangements.

The Augusta Chronicle Dec. 18, 2000