Mr. John Edwin Parker

  • Born: February 26, 1948
  • Died: August 22, 2021
  • Location: Almo, Kentucky

J. H. Churchill Funeral Home

201 S. 3rd Street
Murray, KY 42071
Tel. (270) 753-2411

Tribute & Message From The Family

Mr. John Edwin Parker, age 73, of Almo, Kentucky, died on, Sunday, August 22, 2021, at the Murray-Calloway County Hospital in Murray, Kentucky.

Mr. Parker was born on February 26, 1948, in Hopkinsville, Kentucky to the late Novle Harrison Kelly and Kate Elizabeth (Waller) Spaulding. He was employed with O'Reilly Auto Parts in Mayfield, Kentucky and was a member of the Bethel Fellowship Church. Mr. Parker was a Navy Veteran of the Vietnam War.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Elaine (Philbrook) Parker; as well as one brother, William Malcomb Owens.

Survivors include one daughter, Dawn Elizabeth Mitchell and husband Brian of Walnut Shade, Missouri; one son, Scott Anthony Owen and wife Kristina of Murray, Kentucky; as well as six grandchildren, Christopher Owen, Thomas Owen, Katarina Owen, Tyler Owen, John Paul Owen, and Samantha Mitchell.

A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Pastor Gregg Hussey officiating. Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m., on Saturday, August 28, 2021, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.

Online condolences can be made at

J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services are in charge of arrangements.


Condolence & Memory Journal

We are sorry for your loss. John will be missed. You are in our thoughts & prayers.

Posted by RAGAN MITCHELL - MURFREESBORO, TN   August 25, 2021


Posted by CHARITY BURGESS - KY - Coworker   August 25, 2021

Love you John I will see you one day in Heaven prayers for the family

Posted by Billy Lassiter - Mayfield - Friend   August 24, 2021

John was one of the nicest people I know. I will not be able to attend but please accept my condolences.

Posted by David Heathcott - Dresden, TN - Friend   August 23, 2021

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