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Martha B. Parker

Mrs. Martha B. Parker was born on Jan. 14, 1940, to Louis and Jessie Mae Bishop in Bay Minette. She was a devout member of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church. She was employed at the Stewart Cleaners of Bay Minette for 30 years and retired.

Martha B. transitioned from time to eternity on Thurs., May 9, 2019. She was preceded in death by her parents, Louis and Jessie Bishop; one sister, Lola Mae Davis; two sons, David Bishop and Ferrell Perdue; four brothers, Sammie, Paul and Joseph, all of Bay Minette, and Louis Bishop of Atmore.

Those who will forever cherish her memories and continue her legacy, a companion of 41 years, Mr. Moses Mathis; eight children, Allen (Mary) Preston, Jessie (Sandi) Bishop, Yvonne, Johnny, Darrell and Spencer Parker, Lester (Robin) Perdue and Marilyn Thomas; 33 grandchildren; 76 great-grandchildren; three special friends, Etta James, Catherine Lamar and Sarah Finley Watson; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held this Sat., May 18, 2019, at 11 a.m. at Union Missionary Baptist Church, 955 Carol St., Bay Minette, AL 36507 with the Rev. Dewight Boykin as host pastor and Chief Elder Lester Purdue as eulogist.

Funeral services are entrusted to Mayberry Funeral Home, 149 Carver Ave., Atmore, AL 36502.