Mr. Jess Parker, age 43 of Covington, a devoted husband and father, died Monday, April 4, 2011. He is survived by his wife, Sonya Trexler Parker, Covington; son, Andrew Parker, Covington; mother, Sheila Ingram Parker, Covington; father, John Andrew Parker, Conyers; grandmother, Ruth Wade Parker, Conyers; brothers, Andy Parker, Chuck Parker, James Parker; mother-in-law, Edna B. Tanner; father-in-law, Buddy Trexler; several nieces, nephews and other relatives. Mr. Parker was a member of Sewell United Methodist Church. He graduated from Redan High School and Georgia Tech University. He worked as a project manager with Haver Filling Systems for 20 years. Jess coached his son in baseball for many years. He loved being with his family, WrestleMania and everything about Elvis. A memorial service will be held Saturday, April 9, 2011 at 12 p.m. at Scot Ward Funeral Service Chapel with Rev. Richard Harris, Rev. Mike Nickolich and Rev. CeCe Nickolich officiating. Family will receive friends at a reception from 1 until 3 p.m. after the service in the Reception Hall at Scot Ward Funeral Services. Contributions may be made to Sewell United Methodist Church, 374 Highway 229, Social Circle, GA 30025. Condolences may be submitted on-line at www.scotward.com. Scot Ward Funeral Services at Green Meadow Memorial Gardens, 699 American Legion Road, Conyers, GA 30012, 770-483-7216.