Joan Hathaway Parker

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  • "My sincere condolences to the family. May God provide you..."
  • "Reid, Jeff and Ginger, I am so sorry for your loss! Lifting..."
    - Susie Sanderson Jarman
  • "Ginger and family, am sorry for your loss, God Bless."
    - Ginger Byrd Edwards
  • "You are in my thoughts and prayers."
    - Joyce West
  • "She used to fix my Mom's hair many years ago in a little..."
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KINSTON - Beloved mother, Joan Hathaway Parker peacefully went to be with her parents, Walter and Virginia Hathaway on Mother's Day, May 11, 2014. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles and Pete Hathaway. Left to cherish her memory are her children, Reid Parker and wife Michelle, of Raleigh, Jeff Parker and Ginger Parker of the home; grandchildren, Ami Feller and husband Jon, Tiffany Westbrook and husband Brandon, Aaron Parker and wife Jocelyn, Chris Parker and wife Candace, and Bryan Parker; her greatest joys - her eight great-grandchildren; her sisters, Rose Squires and Linda Foster; brother Craven Hathaway and wife Dot; and sister-in-law, Catherine Hathaway, all of Kinston. She was also survived by her blessed aunt and second mother, Mamie Warren. Joan had been a dedicated hairstylist for 45 years. She faithfully attended Tanglewood Church of God. Her love of God's wondrous creations gave her many hours of pleasure. She would want you to "Stop and Smell the Roses." Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 14, 2014, at Westview Cemetery with Pastors Allen Ham and Allen Stocks officiating. The family will receive friends following the service and other times at the home. Online condolences may be sent to Howard-Carter Funeral Home is assisting the family with arrangements. Sign the guest book at

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Published in Free Press from May 13 to May 16, 2014