Jonnie (Peck) Parker, 101, of Lawton, Oklahoma, passed from this life July 16, 2019. She was born June 10, 1918, in Duncan, Oklahoma, to Benjamin Grant and Clara Ann (Kunkel) Peck. She married Clyde L. Parker September 3, 1935, in Waurika, Oklahoma. He preceded her in death February 28, 2007. She worked as a teacher in the Claypool School and in administration and price support for the USDA.
She lived in Jefferson County, Oklahoma from 1925 to 2004. She belonged to the Nazarene Church and later the Methodist Church. She loved to sew and quilt. She always made sure every stitch was perfect. She sewed all of her girls’ clothes including Dortha’s wedding dress. She also loved reading her Bible every day.
Jonnie was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, four siblings – Jack Davis Peck, Virgie Marie Peck Pollan, Donald Leroy Peck, and James Otis Peck, and her son-in-law.
Survivors include: two daughters – Ruth Klydene (Parker) Riggs of Alliance, OK, and Dortha Jean (Parker) and her husband Tom Biggs of Medicine Park, OK; one brother – B.G. Peck II of Duncan, OK; four grandchildren – Rickey Riggs, Tommy Riggs, Lesli Jacobs and Jake Jacobs; four great-grandchildren – Matthew Allen Riggs, Chase Parker Jacobs, Joshua Ryan Jacobs, and Bradley Reese Jacobs; and three great-great-grandchildren – Ryker Riggs, Everett Rebecca Jacobs and Lane Ryan Jacobs.
Funeral service will be at 1:00 PM, Thursday, July 18, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church in Waurika with Adam Brinson officiating. Burial will follow in the Waurika Cemetery under the direction of Dudley Funeral Home of Waurika. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Wichita Falls.