OKOLONA – Joshua Montrell “Josh” Parker , 27, died Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. He was born Nov. 10, 1985, to Leroy Parker Jr. and the late Jacqueline Vance. He received his education from the Houston and Okolona schools.
Services will be at 3 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, at Trinity Church of God in Christ in Houston with the Rev. Calvin Chandler officiating. Burial will be in Chandler Grove Cemetery. Williams Memorial of Okolona is in charge of the arrangements.
Survivors include two daughters, Ja’shaya Parker and Jak’aily McIntosh; two sons, Joshua Jr. and Malik; his father, Leroy Parker Jr.; his grandmother, Mattie Baskins of Houston; his grandfather, Leroy Parker of Okolona; sister, Lashonda Atkinson; and brothers, Lamar Vance (Quineisha), Reginald Parker and Antonio Parker.
He was preceded in death by his mother; a sister, Chelsea Parker; and a brother, Derrick.