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Dozens gather for Harrison Co. Circuit Clerk Gayle Parker's retirement party

Gayler Parker speaks at her retirement party. (Photo source: WLOX News) Gayler Parker speaks at her retirement party. (Photo source: WLOX News)
Harrison County Circuit Clerk talks to WLOX about her career. (Photo source: WLOX New) Harrison County Circuit Clerk talks to WLOX about her career. (Photo source: WLOX New)
HARRISON COUNTY, MS (WLOX) -

In Pass Christian Tuesday night a large crowd celebrated the retirement of Harrison County Circuit Clerk Gayle Parker. Several city and county officials attended to honor her work.

"I'm just blown away by the number of people that are here. It's people I've known since I started running in 1991. And it's just good friends and you don't forget good friends," said Parker.

Parker told stories about her first years in office and how her daughters helped her in her campaigning. She also thanked her staff and talked about her career maintaining good and honest public service.

"The people have been so good. And being circuit clerk I've been honored for 25 years for the public. They wanted accountability. They wanted good service. And I had a great staff. And I feel like we've done a very good job for the public," Parker added.

Parker served six terms as Harrison County's Circuit Clerk.

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