Dorothy Marie (Craft) Parker, lifelong Muskogee resident, died Sunday May 9, 2021. She was 82.
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Born November 15, 1938 in Muskogee the daughter of Samuel Monroe and Gladys Marie (Henson) Craft. She was the oldest of 13 children. She attended school in Muskogee. For many years, Dorothy worked as a housekeeper in area nursing homes. She enjoyed sewing, watching westerns and her soap operas. Most of all she loved spending time with her family talking to people.
Survivors include her daughter Brenda Milligan; her son Monte Ray Redfearn; two grandsons Dustin Colwell and Richard “Tyler” Catron; two granddaughters Nina Redfearn and Alisha Colwell; one step granddaughter Tammy Milligan; five great grandchildren; two step grandchildren; two great great grandchildren; five sisters Linda Oakley, Virginia Casteel, Faye Turner, Dovie Ellis and Billie Liles.
She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter Billie Colwell; three sisters Verda Faye Craft, Margie Hall and Ruby Foster and four brothers Robert, David, Tommy and Monte Craft.
Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Thursday May 13, 2021 at the Memorial Park Cemetery Mausoleum with Rev. Tommy Honeycutt officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Lescher-Millsap Funeral Home. Viewing will be Wednesday from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm. Pallbearers will be Terry Siedlik, Dustin Colwell, Richard Catron, Tyler Catron, Tony Foster and Randall Rankins. Honorary pallbearer will be Wesley Henderson.