Preservation and Celebration of the Parker Family History & Genealogy
Group for descendants of Rev. W. Jacob Parker, Baptist preacher throughout Alabama in the late 1800s. His son Rev. W.A. Parker moved to Texas and almost all of his sons and some of his grandsons also became Baptist preachers in Ala. and TX.
Latest Activity: Feb 13
Daniel Milligan, grandson of Rev. L.L. Fox Parker, (pictured in the pulpit for this group) died Oct. 4. The following is his obituary. He was a wonderful man and Christian and he will be missed.
Daniel Johnson Milligan died early Tuesday morning, October 4, 2011, just one day past his 79th birthday. He was born October 3, 1932 in Aransas Pass to Roland and Martha Parker Milligan.
Dan is survived by his wife of 52 years, Mary Nell Dozier Milligan; son, Paul and wife Katie Milligan of Athens; daughter, Nancy Milligan of Athens, GA.; brother and sister-in-law, Don and Louise Milligan; sister-in-law, Zelda and husband James Boucher; and many nephews, nieces and friends.
Dan graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1955, served his country in the U.S. Army, and worked for Baroid/NL Industries for 35 years until his retirement in 1992. He was also an active member of Grace Community Church for 17 years.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project at www.woundedwarriorproject.org.
Were any of Elisha and Sarah (Wilson) Parker's sons in the Civil War?
Started by James Robert Jernigan Mar 2, 2011.