DELTA - Retta Parker Lyne, 83, died April 19, 2004, at the Chaffee Nursing Center.
Born Aug. 19, 1920, in Lamar, Ark., daughter of the late Burgess Cline and Sarah Jane Burton Anthony, she had been a cutter for Sports Specialty Shoe Company in Chaffee, was a clerk for F.W. Woolworth in Cape Girardeau and was a food services aide at Cape LaCroix Manor in Cape Girardeau. She helped organize the Randles General Baptist Church, where she was a member.
Her first husband, Dave Parker, preceded her in death in Aug. 17, 1962. On Jan. 29, 1966, she married Gerald D. Lyne Sr. who preceded her in death on Jan. 14, 2004.
Survivors include: one son and daughter-in-law, Ronald and Joyce Parker of Whitewater; one daughter and son-in-law, Deloris Jackson and Clifton Trentham of Delta; four grandchildren and spouses, Deborah and Harold Lancaster and David and Tara Parker of Delta, Cheryl and Ron Pruett of Chaffee and Mitchell and Theresa Jackson of Cape Girardeau; great-grandchildren, Rhonda and Kevin Parker of Chaffee, Shonda Burnett of Jackson, Chris Hornbuckle of Chaffee, James and Ashley Hornbuckle of Advance, David and Vicki Macke, Stacy and Ben Stork and Shelby and Ashley Jackson of Cape Girardeau, Brandon and Brent Parker of Chaffee, Brady Parker of Columbia and Chelsie Parker of Delta; great-great-grandchildren, Molly and Wyatt Parker of Chaffee, Carleigh Burnett of Jackson, Makayla Macke of Cape Girardeau; three stepdaughters, Margaret Dowty of Seattle, Wash., Gladys Patterson of Auburn, Wash., and Ruby Kreitel of Seattle; and several nieces and nephews.
Also preceding her in death were a stepson, Denny Lyne; one sister, Dorothy Dale; one grandson, Doug Parker; one son-in-law, Gene Jackson; and one niece, Mary Dale.
Visitation begins at 4 p.m. today at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee where services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Wednesday. The Rev. Keith Price and the Rev. Bob Murray will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Friend Cemetery at Oran.
Pallbearers will be: David Parker, Ron Pruett, Chris Hornbuckle, James Hornbuckle, Mitchell Jackson, Harold Lancaster and Kevin Parker.