CHARLESTON, W.Va. - Marie A. Parker, 99, finished her earthly journey on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012.
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Born March 7, 1913, she was a daughter of Robert Lewis Andrews and Myra Ethel Heath Andrews. She was married to Fred Parker, who preceded her in death.
She graduated salutatorian of Calumet High School in Oklahoma in 1932.
Fred and Marie began their married life and welcomed their daughter, Carol Sue, while living in Moody Hollow, Pa. She retired from Alisa Textiles in Waxhaw, N.C., as a seamstress.
She was a member of the Charleston Seventh-Day Adventist Church.
Marie was a faithful servant and witness for her Lord Jesus Christ's love to her family and those who knew her or met her until the end of her time here. "For by grace are ye saved through faith; and that not of yourselves; it is the gift of God; not of works, lest any man should boast." Ephesians 2:8,9.
Surviving are a daughter, Carol P. Turner of Charleston; granddaughters, Dawn (Don) Fields of Charleston and Janice C. (Derrick) Aikens of San Antonio, Texas; grandsons, Tom Turner in Nevada and Joe (Donna) Turner of Charleston; great-grandchildren, Josh and Laura Turner in Nevada, Maxx (Amber) and Slater of Charleston and Brittany, Austin and Erickson in Texas; one great-great-grandchild, Kristofer; a sister, Sibyl Slavin in Oklahoma; and several nieces and nephews in Pennsylvania and Oklahoma.
She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; sisters Eunice Miller, Juanita Baxter and Beatrice Berry; and brothers Odys, Lee, Doyle, Jack, R.V. and his spouse Norene.
There will be a memorial service at 11 a.m. Friday at the McKean Memorial Park Chapel, Lafayette, Pa.
Bartlett- Burdette- Cox Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Condolences can be submitted at bartlettburdettecox.com
In lieu of flowers, family requests donations to the Derrick City S.D.A. Church.
Published in The Bradford Era from Oct. 4 to Oct. 10, 2012