The Ottumwa Courier

March 6, 2013

Lonnie Parker, 51, Ottumwa


OTTUMWA — Lonnie A. Parker, 51, of 513 S. Sheridan, died at 12:49 a.m. March 5, 2013 at the home of his mother in Ottumwa.

He was born June 3, 1961 in Davis County, IA to Earnest M. and Mary Jane Rupe Parker. He married Sheri Sherman on September 23, 2004.

A 1979 graduate of Ottumwa High School, Lonnie worked in construction and was presently employed with Turner Concrete.

He enjoyed arrowhead hunting.

Surviving is his wife, Sheri; a daughter, Samantha (Ashley) Parker of Ottumwa; a step-daughter, Paula Sherman of Ottumwa; a step-son, Bobby (Stephenie) Sherman of Harper; seven grandchildren; his mother, Mary Jane Parker of Ottumwa; his siblings, Pat (Kris) Parker, Ron “Bugs” (Jennifer) Parker, Toni Archer, Jackie Davis (Jerry), and Mick Long (George) all of Ottumwa, Wayne (Kellie) Jones of Bussey and Rick Canny of Floris; and his dog, Jake.

He was preceded in death by his father, Ernie Parker.

His body has been cremated.

Memorial services will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at Reece Funeral Home with Randy Schmitz officiating.

Memorials may be made to the family.

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