Judy Justice Parker, Age 73, wife of David L. Parker Sr. passed away Friday, August 23rd, 2013. Born in Montgomery, Alabama, she attended Sidney Lanier High School. Judy was a cheerleader and involved in many school activities. Enrolling at the University of Alabama in 1958, she became a cheerleader (Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant's first year as head football coach) and member of Kappa Kappa Gamma sorority. Judy was a member of Briarwood Presbyterian Church for 45 years and devoted to its flower ministry.
As owner of "By Design Judy Parker", she arranged flowers for weddings, receptions, and many events for 25 years. The highlight of her career was being chosen to decorate The Washington National Cathedral for the 54th Presidential Inaugural Prayer Service. She was also involved in designing flowers for the Birmingham Museum of Art and historical homes such as Arlington. She was preceded in death by her mother, Mrs. Lloyd Mathison and father Harvey S. Justice. Judy is survived by her loving husband, David L. Parker, Sr. and her children, Amy A. Methvin (Tom) of Montgomery, AL, Ric R. Agee (Laresa) of Tuscaloosa, AL, David J. Agee (Lisa) of Birmingham and David Leigh Parker, Jr. (Ashley) of Birmingham. Judy is also survived by her brother, Harvey Justice (Roff) of Johnson City, Tennessee and her beloved grandchildren: Rucker Methvin, Slade Methvin, Haley Agee, Gabby Agee, Colton Justice Agee, and Levi Parker. Also surviving Judy are her niece, Lynn Justice Day (Mark) and nephew Harvey G. Justice, Jr. of Johnson City, Tennessee. This much loved woman was so active in so many things that she certainly will be remembered and missed. Judy loved the Lord and served Him and is now at peace with Him. Following a private graveside service at Elmwood Cemetery there will be a service at Briarwood Presbyterian Church on Monday, August 26th, 2013 at 11:30.In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Briarwood Presbyterian Church flower ministry.
Published in the Montgomery Advertiser on August 25, 2013