Barbara “Barb” Sue Parker


    Barbara “Barb” Sue Parker (nee Lea) of Steelville, Missouri was born on Sunday, March 1, 1953 in St. Louis, Missouri to Lloyd Earnest and Helen Ethel Gray Lea and passed away on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at the age of 66 years, 10 months and 24 days.


    Barb attended Cherryville and Steelville schools.
    She married Landis “Jr” Parker on June 13, 1969 in Steelville, Missouri.
    Barb accepted the Lord early in life.  She had worked for Brake Parts, Brown Shoe and Cut Throat Sewing.  She enjoyed having fish fries, going to parades, fireworks and loved to play bingo.  
    She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Helen Lea; parents-in-law, Landis Sr. and Eva Parker; sisters, Doris (Kenny) Wilkinson and Judy Lea; brothers-in-law, Irvin Parker, Bob Parker, Eddie Parker, infant Landis and Kenny Green; sisters-in-law, Dixie (Phillip) Farrar and Mildred “Micky” Cooper; grandson, Zachary Landis Parker; and nephew, Bo Farrar.
    She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Landis “Jr” Parker of Steelville, Missouri; children, Landis (Rebecca) Parker III of St. Ann, Missouri, Debbie (Aaron) Wilkins and Kathy (James) Kiblinger, both of Steelville, Missouri; siblings, Eugene (Paula) Lea, Brenda (Tom) Murray and Dennis (Linda) Lea, all of Steelville, Missouri; grandchildren, Emilie Parker, Levi Parker, Alec Wilkins, Jared (Tierra) Wilkins, Joshua Wilkins, Cody (Carla) Parker and Timothy Kiblinger; great grandchildren, Jaylyn, Zarek, Kaston, Aspen and baby Colt on the way; other relatives and friends.
    Visitation was held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.
    Funeral service immediately followed at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 with Rev. Bob Coleman officiating.
    Burial at the Freeman Cemetery in Cherryville, Missouri.  
    Arrangements under the direction of the Hutson Funeral Home in Steelville, Missouri.