Marian Shirley Bivins Parker, 83, of Bryceville died on February 9, 2013. She was born on January 24, 1930 in Jacksonville to the late Cecil and Ruth Brown Bivins. She lived most of her life in Bryceville and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Bryceville, where she played the piano for many years. She had previously been the pianist at the Beaver Street Baptist Church.
She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend. Mrs. Parker was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Royce Chandler “Sonny” Parker Sr. in 2002.
Survivors include children Nancy Parker West and Royce Chandler Parker Jr., both of Bryceville, and Frank Milton Parker (Debbie) of Jacksonville; sister Catherine Good (George) of Winter Haven; grandchildren Steven West (Lynn), Teresa West Turner and Sarah Parker; great-grandchildren Gage, Colby and Dalton Turner, Madison and Hannah West.
The funeral service was held on Wednesday, February 13 at 11 am at her church with Revs. Mark Hodges and Paul Brown officiating. Interment followed at Verdie Cemetery. Guerry Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.