Eva Grace Guettner Parker, 82, of Harriman passed away on Friday, May 6, 2022.
She was a faithful member of South Harriman Baptist Church, where she enjoyed singing in the choir and the fellowship with her church family. She enjoyed a successful career at the various Oak Ridge plants. After retiring from ORNL, she enjoyed volunteering at the Walnut Hill Elementary School, traveling, and participating in mission trips to the Navajo Nation in Arizona. Her greatest joy was spending time with her family and friends.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Earl Parker; parents, Wilbur and Beuna Guettner; sisters: Evelyn Byrd, Mary C. Culbertson, Barbara Oody; brothers, Harmon Guettner, Glen Guettner, Houston Guettner; brother-in-law, George Byrd.
She is survived by her daughter, Gina and son-in-law, Ernie Ford; grandsons Adam Ford, Evan Ford and wife, Abigail; sister and brother-in-law, Elise Sue and Sam Fraley; brother and sister-in-law, Raymond and Thelma Guettner; sister-in-law, Nora Guettner; brother-in-law, Hoke Culbertson; many beloved nieces, nephews and cousins.
The family appreciates the prayers and many expressions of love extended during this difficult time.
The family will receive friends from 3:30-5 p.m. on Monday, May 9, 2022, at the South Harriman Baptist Church. The funeral will follow with the Rev. Matt Edwards officiating.
Interment in Lawnville Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations be made to Roane County Children’s Fund c/o Student Support Service 3096 Roane State Hwy. Harriman, TN 37748; Navajo Ministry The Lily of the Valley Church P.O. Box 3412 Shiprock, NM 87420; or to South Harriman Baptist Church 626 Ruritan Road Harriman, TN 37748.
Kyker Funeral Home of Harriman is serving the Parker Family, www.kykerfuneralhomes.com.