April 10, 1933 - January 27, 2020
Jobie Parker was born April 10, 1933 in Gold Point, NC to the late Jobie Parker and Rosie Black Parker. He was a product of a Christian home. Jobie came to Morristown in the 1960's and worked as a cook at Greystone Park Hospital in Morris Plains, NJ. He was later employed at Rogers' Clothes and then at Epstein's Department Store where he was a tailor until his retirement. At an early age, Jobie joined Willow Chapter Church, in Gold Point, North Carolina, and later moved to Morristown where he joined the Church of God in Christ for All Saints. He was a faithful member of the Usher Board, Gordon Rogers Senior Choir, Men's Choir, Men's Sunday School Class, Men's Fellowship, and was a driver/worker for Operation Love. He lovingly cared for the church for over 40 years a church custodian. Jobie was a man of prayer, dedicating his life to praying for the sick, the shut-in, and especially the children. He faithfully led the 8:00am Morning Prayer on each weekday. He remained faithful and loyal until his illness prevented him from attending church. Jobie was one of twelve children. Nine sibling preceded him in death, Vernell O'Neal, Barbara Jean Rhodes, Arthur L. Teel, Clayton Parker, Rosa L. Parker Purvis, Jessie P. Parker, William E. Parker, Linwood D. Parker, Margaret Parker; step-son, John Lawrence, Jr. Jobie leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Louise Parker; son, Anthony Parker (Denise) of Chesapeake, VA; two daughters, Renea Parker of Union, NJ, Yvette Parker of Dover, NJ; two step-daughters, Deanna Agee (Sug) of Morristown, NJ, Merry Ellen Lawrence of Dover, NJ; sister, Emma L. Simon of Hamilton, NC; brother, Kenneth Parker (Constance) of Plainfield; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Shanklin; god-daughter, Lora Clark; eight grandchildren, Jessica Bowers of San Diego, CA, Anthony Jr, Christopher and Ashley all of San Antonio, TX, Ryan of Germany, Latasha Marrow of Roselle, NJ, Christa Joisil (Samuel of Union, NJ, Madison Parker of Naples, FL; eight great-grandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews,cousin other relatives and friends. Jobie's favorite song to sing in the choir was, "They that believe, shall have everlasting life." We know that, by the life he lived, he is now with the Lord and has "Everlasting life!"
Jobie Parker was born April 10, 1933 in Gold Point, NC to the late Jobie Parker and Rosie Black Parker. He was a product of a Christian home. Jobie came to Morristown in the 1960's and worked as a cook at Greystone Park Hospital in Morris Plains,... View Obituary & Service Information
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