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Obit – Mrs. Gayle Lynn Parker

Mrs. Gayle Lynn Parker, a homemaker of the New Middleton Community, died peacefully at 1:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon January 14, 2024 at the age of 54 at the family’s Dry Fork Road farm with her family by her bedside following a battle with cancer. She was pronounced deceased at 3:15 p.m. by HighPoint Hospice of Gallatin who had been lovingly assisting the family with her care.

Mrs. Parker’s pastor, Bro. Roger Hall of Lebanon, officiated at the 1 p.m. Friday afternoon January 19th funeral services from the Carthage Chapel of Sanderson Funeral Home. Burial followed in the Brush Creek Cemetery.

She was born Gayle Lynn Gibboney in San Antonio in Bexar County, Texas on August 28, 1969 and was one of three children and the only daughter of Delbert Leroy Gibboney of the New Middleton Community and the late Nikki Joann Frock Gibboney who died at the age of 57 on May 24, 2005.

A nephew, Bryan Keith Gibboney II, died on July 6, 2021 at the age of 28 as the result of injuries received as a passenger in a vehicle accident in Bradford, Ohio.

At the Trousdale County Courthouse in Hartsville on August 6, 1988, she was united in marriage to New Middleton native, John Edward Parker.

Mrs. Parker was a member of the 1987 graduating class at Trousdale County High School in Hartsville.

She was of the Mormon faith and was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints in Lebanon.

Surviving in addition to her husband John of over thirty five years and her father Delbert, are she and John’s four daughters, Mamie Parker of Lebanon, Jayme Parker Gullett and husband Ellic of Lancaster, Joelle Parker Cooper and husband Matthew of Baxter, Noel Parker Wright and husband Christopher of the New Middleton Community; two brothers, Brian Gibboney and wife Brandy of Carthage, Matthew Gibboney of the Bethpage Community; six grandchildren, William Wright, Nicholas Wright, Oliver Wright, Elizabeth Cooper, Kaydi Wright, and Edward Cooper; lifelong best friend Jeri Arnold of Urbana, Ohio.


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