Mrs. Myra Elizabeth Goodroe Parker, 80, of Buena Vista, passed away on Sunday, December 11, 2016, at Gentiva Hospice in Columbus, GA.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00PM on Wednesday, December 14, 2016, at Brantley United Methodist Church with Rev. Joy Wilson officiating. Burial will follow the service in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday, December 13, 2016, from 6:00PM-8:00PM.
Mrs. Parker was born in Buena Vista, GA, on December 14, 1935, to Luther and Ouida Hale Goodroe. Methodist by faith, she was a member of Brantley United Methodist Church. She worked for the U. S. Government in civil service at the Office of the Americas. Mrs. Parker loved being with her family and enjoyed attending sporting events for her nephews and great-nephews. She also enjoyed traveling to new places. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a child.
She is survived by her husband, Bascom Whit Parker of Buena Vista, GA; by three brothers and sisters-in-law, Donald and Margaret Goodroe of Columbus, GA, George and Diane Goodroe of Douglas, GA, and Stanley and Catherine Goodroe of Buena Vista, GA; and numerous nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.
Watson-Tante Funeral Home of Buena Vista, GA, is in charge of the arrangements.