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Detroit Michigan Packer, Sr.

September 24, 1923 ~ October 31, 2018 (age 95)
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Mr. Detroit Michigan Packer, Sr.

 

Parents:                    Daniel Packer and Lee Estha Foster Packer

Birthplace:                Streetman, Texas

Birthdate:                 September 24, 1923

Siblings:                   Alvin Packer

                                  Angela Packer

Education:               G. W. Jackson High School - Corsicana, Texas

                                  Prairie View College Extension - Dallas, Texas

                                  Wiley College Extension - Dallas, Texas

Military Service:       U.S. Navy – 1943 – 1946

Marriage:                  Joyce Polk Packer

Children:                   Deloris Packer

                                   Detroit Michigan Packer, Jr.

Employment:            Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church – Activity Coordinator

                                   United States Postal Service – Mail Carrier

Church:                     Pilgrim Rest Missionary Baptist Church

                                   Member 1951 – 2018

                                   Deacon

                                   Former Trustee

                                   Former Secretary of the Brotherhood

                                   Former Personal Secretary of Rev. G.B. Prince

                                   Former Building Committee Member

 Immediate Family:  Daughter, Deloris Packer

                                   Son, Detroit Michigan Packer, Jr.

                                   Grandchildren: Roderick Cofer, Samonia Baker, Duran Blevins, Derrick Packer, Kimberly                                           Packer, Kendrick Levi, and Tremaine Willis

                                   16 Great-grandchildren

                                   6 Great-great-grandchildren

                                   Brother, Alvin Packer (Ronnie)

                                   Sister, Angela Packer-Fowler (Terry, Sr.)

Other Family:            Nieces, nephews, and cousins

Extended Family:     Rose Shaw, Shelia Rhone, Rosalind Smith, Sabrina Jeter, Shaunte Allen, and Adroine King

                                    

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