Senator David Perdue Addresses Georgia Sheriffs’ Association

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January 24, 2019 Casey Black, 202-224-1324

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Senator David Perdue Addresses Georgia Sheriffs’ Association

“I want all law enforcement officers to know I’m proud of them, I appreciate what they do, and I’ve got their backs.” 

ATLANTA, GA – U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) joins the Georgia Sheriffs’ Association’s Winter Conference in Atlanta, Georgia:

“Georgia is home to some of the most impressive law enforcement officers in the nation,” said Senator Perdue. “Our sheriffs are pillars of the community and work every day to preserve peace, prevent crime, and protect all Georgians. It was great to hear directly from many of our state’s sheriffs. Their input is critical as we work to increase public safety and improve school security. I want all law enforcement officers to know I’m proud of them, I appreciate what they do, and I’ve got their backs.”

“Senator Perdue has a sincere commitment to ensuring the safety of all Georgians,” said Terry Norris, Executive Director of the Georgia Sheriffs’ Association. “We greatly appreciate his presence at the Sheriffs’ Winter Training Conference and his long-standing support of the Constitutional Office of Sheriff and the many dedicated women and men who perform the duties of deputy sheriffs and jailers.”


Senator Perdue is the only Fortune 500 CEO in Congress and is serving his first term in the United States Senate, where he represents Georgia on the Armed Services, Banking, Budget, and Agriculture Committees.

David Lee Parker: Obituary


David Lee Parker

November 27, 1957 – January 1, 2019

David Lee Parker, born November 27th, 1957, returned to his Heavenly Home on January 1st, 2019. His Devotion to his loving wife, family and friends was an incredible witness to the love he had for Jesus. David was a man after God’s Own Heart and displayed it through his contagious praise and worship leadership beginning at age 15.
David was truly a humble, caring spirit filled with musical talent, the voice of an angel and a wonderful sense of humor. David was blessed with a close-knit family who he laid a firm foundation and helped build their lives in Jesus Christ.

David is survived by his wife, Carol Parker of Talking Rock; son and daughter-in-law, Shaun and Dawn Parker of Jasper; daughter and daughter-in-law, Laurie and Amanda Parker of Carnesville; grandchildren, Bailey Parker of Jasper, Cameron Parker of Jasper, Christopher Parker of Carnesville, Sarah Parker of Carnesville, Kai Parker of Jasper, Kasen Parker of Jasper; brothers and sisters-in-law, Daniel and Marichu Parker of Savannah, Johnathan Parker of Miami, Ronnie and Jennifer Parker of Dover, Delaware, Kevin Parker of Jasper and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and other relatives.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Ronald and Rachael Parker and his grandparents, Stanley and Evelene Swartz.

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m., Saturday, January 5, 2019 at the Chapel of Roper Funeral Home with Robert Self and Eddie Rhodes officiating. Mr. Parker will remain in the care of the staff of Roper Funeral Home and Crematory as he is cremated.

The family will be receiving friends at Roper Funeral Home, Friday, January 4, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday, January 5, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.

The family will accept flowers or contributions can be made to White Umbrella. ( or 1040 Boulevard, Suite M; Atlanta, GA 30312 or 404-948-4673)

Arrangements are entrusted to the staff of Roper Funeral Home & Crematory in Jasper.

Online condolences can be made at .

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