Catherine Carole Parker of Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, was born to Russell and Mary Pickett Cobbs on March 28, 1952, in Gardenia, California, and passed from this life on Dec. 23, 2017, at her home in Pauls Valley, Oklahoma, at the age of 65 years.
Catherine grew up in San Diego, Cali., and attended Catholic School, Junior and Senior High School in San Diego.  She spent much of her childhood in San Diego with her best friend Melody Murphy. Catherine even ran away from home with Melody and they took a bus to Santa Barbara, where her dad caught them.  She enjoyed listening to the Beatles, camping and playing on her dad’s sailboat.
On Aug. 21, 1993, she married Kenneth Parker in Escondido, Cali.  In the 1990’s she went to nursing school in California and worked as a nurse in California, Colorado and Oklahoma. She retired from the VA center in Ardmore, Okla., in Dec. of 2016.  In her spare time she enjoyed sewing, listening to music, cooking, motor home camping, painting, sketching and playing the piano.  Catherine loved her children and grandchildren very much.  She taught them the importance of family and spending time together.
Mrs. Parker is survived by her husband: Kenneth Parker of the home: Daughters: “Tina” Christina Lee Wilson of West Seneca, New York, and  Tamra Eva Parker of Ft. Worth, Texas: Sons:  James Austin Puckett and his wife Kim of Pauls Valley, Okla., and  Micah Charles Puckett and his wife Angel of El Reno, Okla. Sister: Mary Leetch of Campo, Cali. Also, 8 grandchildren
Mrs. Parker was preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Mary Cobbs and her sister Nancy Chapman.  
Funeral services are scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at 2  p.m. with Rev. Brandon Henry officiating. Services are under the direction of Wooster Funeral Home. You may send a condolence to the family at