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J.J. *Jake* Parker

J.J. "Jake" Parker was born on the family homestead in Beaver County, Oklahoma on September 13, 1929 to Reuben Anderson and Flora Elizabeth (Patee) Parker. He attended school and he became a rancher his entire life. Jake married Audrey Wright on February 15, 1957 in Clayton, New Mexico. Jake was a member of the American Quarter Horse Association.

Jake died on March 23, 2014 at the age of 84 in the Beaver County Memorial Hospital.

He is survived by his wife, Audrey, of Beaver, Oklahoma; his daughters, Trecia McDonald, Tyrone, Oklahoma, Brenda Gordon of Edmond, Oklahoma, LaNae Oliver of San Antonio, Texas, Joy Fitts of Beaver, Oklahoma; his brother, Otto "Corky" Parker of Beaver, Oklahoma; his sisters, Lucille Dejonge of Jones, Nebraska, Louise Behrends, Jones, Nebraska and Ima Loftin, Amarillo, Texas; ten grandchildren, six great grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.


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Guestbook

So sorry to lose another dear cousin so soon.  My love and sympathy to all.

Kathleen Troxtell Apr 19 2014 12:00 AM

Jake was a very special, sweet person and I really miss the talks we use to have while I was working at the nursing home. I will never forget how he would talk about trying to figure out if my husband was related some how. He even brought papers to me about relatives to send to my niece in Denver. She does all the research. He will really be missed.

Diana Parker Mar 27 2014 12:00 AM

Dearest Jake,
I will miss your kindness, unique laugh, and sweet smile.  You will remain in my childhood memories and heart.  I am comforted by the thought of you riding together with my Poppa Barby, both in your Barby
Rodeo Co red shirts,  and laughing to tears with my Gramma.  
My thoughts and prayers go to your family during this very difficult time.

Andee (Lewien) Ebner, Lloyd and Ruth Barby's Granddaughter Mar 25 2014 12:00 AM

Love you Uncle Jake. Hug my dad tight for me.

Jeannie Hale Mar 24 2014 12:00 AM

DISH GARDEN WITH FRESH FLOWERS was sent by Ben D. Oliver .

Our prayers are with ya'll, now and always.

Leslie Fuller Mar 24 2014 12:00 AM

Jake, you will be sorely missed. Ride on with the Lord.

Leslie Oliver Fuller Mar 23 2014 12:00 AM