Synthia Parker

January 3, 1936 ~ April 16, 2024

Born in: Hughes Springs, Texas
Resided in: Hughes Springs, Texas

Synthia Ann Parker was born January 3, 1936 to Ernest B. Parker and Eva Mae Bell Parker. Synthia worked in the Hughes Springs ISD cafeteria for 38 years. She was a member of the Hughes Springs Methodist Church and had served as Sunday School Superintendent in the past. She loved her community and looked forward to Wildflower Trails every year. It was her favorite time of the year. She collected obituaries and loved to stay up to date on what everybody was up to.

Synthia was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, LaJuan Harvey and Ernestelle Durrett; brother, Will Ed Parker; and nephew, Felix Harvey.

She is survived by her nieces and nephews, Eric, Teresa, Eddie, Lisa, and Russell; sister-in-law, Cloma Parker; a number of great-nieces and nephews, and extended family; her dear friend and caregiver, Debra Watson; countless friends and church family; and the staff at Windsor Place Nursing Center who took such great care of her.

Graveside services for Synthia will be 11:00 a.m. Friday, April 19, 2024, at Hughes Springs Cemetery, with Pastor Chad Mitchell officiating, under the direction or Reeder-Davis Funeral Home in Hughes Springs. There will be a time of visitation from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Thursday evening at the funeral home.


Graveside Ceremony: April 19, 2024 11:00 am

Hughes Springs Cemetery
W. First Street
Hughes Springs, Texas 75656

Visitation: April 18, 2024 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Reeder-Davis Funeral Home - Hughes Springs
1213 Hanes Blvd
Hughes springs, Texas 75656

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  1. Went thru school with Synthia. She was always so sweet and nice. Sincere sympathy to her family and friends.

  2. Candle 1I was privileged to work with
    Synthia for many years in the school cafeteria. She she was a dependable, hard-working employee. She was always thinking of others. I will miss her and so will many others.❤️

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