Eston Parker New, 84, passed away Nov. 2, 2020. He was born March 1, 1936 in Cushing, OK to Eston and Corrine New.
Parker graduated from Munday High School in 1954. While in high school he was chosen class president. Parker married Janice Johnson on June 5, 1955. Together they raised four beautiful children. He was very proud of his family. He was a member of First Baptist Church in Gilliand and a Master Mason for over 50 years.
Parker was a loving husband, dad, grandpa, PawPaw and great grandpa. He was a quiet, gentle soul that positively led others, not by words but instead by his living example. He will be missed dearly.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife Janice, and brothers Jack New and Lawrence New.
Parker is survived by sons Phillip New and wife Cheryle, Matt New and wife Sheryl; daughters Amy Shehane and husband Bobby, Sarah Herschap; brother James New; 15 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 19, 2020 at Gilliand Cemetery in Gilliand under the direction of McCauley-Smith Funeral Home.