Obituary: Melanie Allinder Parker


Funeral services for Melanie Allinder Parker, 51, of Cullman will be at 1 p.m. Friday, July 3, 2020 at Temple Baptist Church. Visitation will be Thursday, July 2, 2020 from 5-8 p.m. at the church.  Rev. Tim Aris and Rev. Malcolm Carter II will officiate. Interment will follow at Emeus Cemetery.

Cullman Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Mrs. Parker was born April 30, 1969 to William Lowell and Lila Jean Thomas Allinder. She passed from this life June 29, 2020.

She was a member of Temple Baptist Church and the Temple Choir.  She told everyone that would listen about what God had done for her.

She was preceded in death by her parents William and Lila Allinder.

Mrs. Parker is survived by her husband of 26 1/2 years, Chris Parker; son Stone Parker; sisters Debbie Martin, Dianne (Steve) Boeckeler, and Summer Johnson, kidney sister; uncle and aunt Carroll (Catherine) Allinder; aunts Sandra Humphrey and Jerry Allinder; and a host of nieces, nephews, family, and friends.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to the Alabama Kidney Foundation (

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