Nelson ‘Brud’ Parker Sr., age 74, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, August 7, 2019 at West Jefferson Hospital surrounded by his loving family. He was a native of Diamond, LA and longtime resident of Gretna, LA.
Nelson is lovingly remembered by his wife Rose Alma Narcisse Parker, his children Dr. Constance Bonnet, Nelson (Kellaye) Parker Jr. and Arianne ‘Poochie’ Flot, his sisters Angelina Parker and Marie Parker, his grand children Ian Cotton, Reil Parker, Reco Parker Sr., Onaye Parker, Onya Parker, Kelsyn Parker and Antonio Flot, his great grandchildren Reco Parker Jr. and Sweden Parker.
Nelson is preceded in death by his parents Adrien Parker Jr. and Florentine Parker, his son Oliver Parker, his brothers Alton Parker and Ernal Parker Sr. and sister Elizabeth Parker. Deceased is also survived by nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Relatives and friends of the family are invited to join in the celebration of Nelson’s life on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at St. Thomas Catholic Church 17605 Hwy 15 Pointe-ala-Hache, LA. Visitation will begin at 9 a.m. followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Father Sampson Abdulai Celebrant. Entombment will follow in St. Thomas Catholic Church Cemetery.