Paradise Funeral Home
10401 West Montgomery
Houston, TX 77088
281- 445-1201


Viola Gooden Parker

August 17, 1912 - November 2, 2012

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Mrs. Viola Gooden Parker was the only child born to Millard and Elizabeth Gooden, August 17, 1912 in Brenham, Texas. She was their precious jewel. The family moved to Houston, where she grew up and later graduated from Phyllis Wheatley High School. She met her sweetheart William Edward Parker (Buddy), they were united in marriage and to that union eight children were born; Doris E., Retha O., Elizabeth A., William E. Jr., Wilma J., Desiree A., Phyllis R., and Michael G.
She dedicated her life to Jehovah and symbolized it by water baptism, July 1980.
She relied on Jehovah's strength to approach people since she was very shy. The funeral service is Saturday November 10, 2012 11 AM at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 10707 Seneca St. (16), presided by Bro. Phil Gants. Interment: Golden Gate Cemetery.