Lonzie Wayne Parker

Funeral services for Lonzie Wayne Parker, age 66, of Wedowee will be held on Friday, January 27, 2023, at 1:00 PM at Benefield Funeral Chapel with Bro. Henry Nelson officiating.  Burial will follow at Union Chapel Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 5:00-7:00 PM on Thursday, January 26, 2023.

Mr. Parker passed away on Sunday, January 22, 2023, at Emory Healthcare in Atlanta.

Survivors include his wife, Marilyn Marable Parker of Wedowee; a daughter, Temika Marable (Kenny) of Wedowee; three sons, Patrick Marable of Wedowee, Rico Sims (Talia) of Wedowee, and Rodney Nunn of Talladega; 16 grandchildren, including special grandson, Jmarion Marable, two great-grandchildren; three brothers, Jessie Parker (Cynthia) of Wedowee, Rev. Sylvester Parker (Ethel) also of Wedowee, and Billy Ray Parker (Katessa) of Coldwater, AL; and a big sister, Lola Mae Wright of Wedowee.

Pallbearers will be Mr. Parker’s grandsons.

A Wedowee native, Mr. Parker was born on January 3, 1957, the son of Charlie Will, Sr. and Lurline Andrews Parker. He was a member of Union Chapel Methodist Church. Mr. Parker worked for 20+ years in Atlanta in the construction industry as a scaffold builder and later worked in maintenance for 15 years for Wedowee City.  He was preceded in death by his parents and two brothers, Charlie Will, Jr. and Jimmy.

Memorials may be floral.