SHIRLEY A. PARKER, 85, of Payne, Ohio, formerly of New Haven, died on Monday, Aug. 5, 2013, at Parkview Regional Medical Center, Fort Wayne. Born in Fort Wayne, she was a daughter of Dallas and Frances Watters. She was an in home daycare provider for 25 years. She attended Lifeway Wesleyan Church, Fort Wayne. Survivors include her children, Gary (Barbara) Parker of Antwerp, Ohio, David (Mary Lou) Parker of Fort Wayne, Linda (Daniel) Webster of Payne, Ohio, Janet (Rick) Ahr of Carmel, and Vickie (Kem) Prince of Rome City; sisters, Martha Hadley and Monie (Don) Mettert, both of Fort Wayne; 11 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald Parker, in 1991; daughter, Sherri Bockover, in 2006; and infant son, Michael Parker. Funeral service is 10 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 8, 2013, at E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Road 930 E., New Haven, with calling one hour prior. Pastor Rick Fletcher officiating. Calling also from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at the funeral home. Burial in Greenlawn Memorial Park, Fort Wayne. Preferred memorials to Cancer Services of Northeast Indiana. For online condolences, please visit

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