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By Hartsville Vidette Staff Reporter

Mary Carr Haynie Parker, age 88, passed away at her residence on March 13, 2020.

She was a native of Hartsville and has lived in Rutherford County since 1962. Mary was a member of the DAR and Pi Beta Phi. She received her undergraduate and master’s in Education from UT and taught Home Economics and Preschool at MTSU. Mary was a member of St. Mark’s United Methodist Church.

She was preceded in death by: her parents, Casper Clay Haynie and Bessie Carr Haynie; brother, Mark Daniel Haynie.

Survivors are: her husband, Austin Dean Parker; son, Daniel Austin (Julie) Parker; granddaughter, Corinne Hayes Parker.

Chapel services were held Wednesday, March 18, 2020 at Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home with Bro. Jim Clardy officiating.

Graveside services followed in Hartsville Memorial Gardens.

Arrangements were under the direction of Jennings and Ayers Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 820 South Church St., Murfreesboro, TN 37130. 615-893-2422. Please leave online condolences at jenningsandayers.com.