Merlin “Merk” Jerome Parker, Sr.

Merlin “Merk” Jerome Parker, Sr., 59, departed this life September 8, 2022. He is preceded in death by his father, Kenneth C. Parker, Jr.; son, Merlin Jerome Parker, Jr.; brother, Kenneth C. Parker III. He leaves to cherish his memory: children, Roya Lee, Sharonica Lee, Tiffany Davis, Kadeem Henry; mother, Ruthie Smith (Dewitt); siblings, Rose Webb (Robert), Sherri Graggs, Anthony Parker, Janice Parker; 10 grandchildren; 1 great grandchild; and a host of nephews, nieces, and other relatives and friends. Walk-Through Visitation: Wednesday, 3-6 pm, at Robinson Mortuary Little Rock. Funeral Service: Thursday, 10 am, at Greater Second Baptist Church, 5615 Geyer Springs Road, Little Rock, Pastor David Featherstone officiating. Masks are required and social distancing is observed. Services entrusted to: Robinson Mortuary Little Rock, 1201 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, Little Rock, AR (501) 371-0111.