Mr. James Andrew Parker, 86, passed away Friday, September 17, 2021. Mr. Parker was born October 22, 1934 in Rabun County, Ga to the late John Frank Parker and Ethel Elizabeth Edmonds Parker. He worked as a carpenter in the construction business. Mr. Andrew was a member of the Ed Teague & Georgia Mountain Boys Blue Grass Gospel for 18 years. He played on the square in Franklin numerous times. He was a former Baptist minister and was a member of the Taylors Chapel Baptist Church in Mountain City, Ga. Mr. Parker was also a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors include his wife, Katherine Rogers Parker of the home; a grandson, Kendall Parker; and several other family and friends.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Parker; three children, Edna Elizabeth Parker, Linda Ann Holcombe, and Thomas Andrew Parker; one grandson, Chris Holcombe; and two sisters, Mildred Pauline Rogers an Ethel Imogene Morris.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 am Monday, September 20, 2021 in the chapel of Bryant-Grant Funeral Home with the Rev. Robert Dryman and Rev. Burt Crawford officiating. Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery with the Army National Guard proving military honors. The family will receive friends Monday from 10:00-11:00 am prior to the service at the funeral home.
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