Nancy Karen Parker

Nancy Karen Parker of Benton passed away Friday, April 6.  She was born Jan. 6, 1946, in Danville, to the late Ellis Roberson and Estella Wehunt Roberson. 
Mrs. Parker was a former employee of Smith Fiberglass.  She and her husband, Richard E. Parker of Benton,would have celebrated their 50TH wedding anniversary on May 17, 2012.   
She is survived by her husband; two sons, Wayne Parker and wife Jackie of Benton and Jimmy Parker and wife Ashley of Bryant; two daughters, Donna Ivey and husband Lloyd of Bauxite, and Lesa King and husband Doug of Bryant; one brother, David Roberson of Bryant; one sister, Sue Bagley of Benton; eight grandchildren, Garrett and Korie Parker, Chris King and wife Shana, Dustin and Hailey King, Cameron Williams, Brooklynn Parker, and Payton Holiman; one great-grandchild, Carson King; and special friends Tim, Lora and Landon Crawley.   
A graveside service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 9, at New Rosemont Memorial Park, with the Rev. Carl Wright officiating. Burial will follow.  Visitation will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, April 8, at Roller-Ballard Funeral Home (315-4047).
In memory of Nancy, donations may be made to the Humane Society of Saline County, 7600 Bauxite Highway, Bauxite, AR 72011, or the Arkansas Animal Rescue Fund, P.O. Box 17460, North Little Rock, AR 72117.   
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