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Allen Parker

April 11, 1953 — August 11, 2019

Marion-Allen Parker, 66, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019 at Heartland Regional Medical Center.

Allen was born on April 11, 1953 in Carbondale to Joseph and Adris (Ingram) Parker. He married Karen Swan and she survives.

Allen retired from United Central Industrial Supplies.  He enjoyed drinking coffee, playing pool and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include:

Wife-Karen Parker of Marion

Son-Kevin and Amber Parker of Pittsburg

Daughter-Jennifer Parker and boyfriend Eric O’Connor

Grandchildren-Tyarra Watson and Landon Parker


Jolene and Gary Arrowood

Janice Nichols

Sister in laws:

Patty Parker

Ruthann and Dennis Taylor

Tracy and Rob Ross

Brother in laws:

Roger and Debbie Swan

Karl Swan

Wayne Swan

Gary Veteto

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Randy Parker and Eddie Parker and nephew, J.T. Parker.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 11am at Blue Funeral Home in Marion with Rev. Gary Emery officiating.  Burial will follow at Pleasant Grove Cemetery in Pittsburg.  Visitation will be on Wednesday from 9am until the time of service at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to the family and will be accepted at the funeral home.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Allen Parker, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Blue Funeral Home (Marion)

1704 N Court St, Marion, IL 62959

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