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Gladys Parker

1922 - 2014 | Notice Condolences
Gladys Parker Notice
Parker, Gladys Funeral services for Gladys V. Parker, 92, a resident of the West Orange County community of Clarcona for than 50 years will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, May 31 at Powers Drive Baptist Church, 3311 North Powers Drive, Orlando, Florida. The family of Gladys will greet friends from 6 to 8 pm on May 30 at Carey-Hand Cox Parker Funeral Home at 1350 West Fairbanks Avenue in Winter Park. Mrs. Parker passed away on Tuesday, May 27 at the Golden Pond community in Winter Garden. Gladys V. Parker was born on April 17, 1922 in Lightfoot, Virginia. She was the daughter of William and Lula Poff. She was united in marriage to Charles D. Parker on July 26, 1941. He preceded her in death October 13, 1991. The two were married for more than 50 years. Gladys worked at several department and notions stores in her lifetime, but she enjoyed more than 30 years of employment with Beall's Department Store, including the Winter Garden branch. Mrs. Parker was an active member of her Sunday School class at Powers Drive Baptist Church, before moving to Golden Pond. Gladys made many friends during her lifetime as a resident of West Orange County. She is survived by children and spouses; Patricia (Frank) Russell, Reston, Virginia; Charles (Denise) Parker, Apopka, Florida; Deborah (Charlie) Gano, Apopka, Florida. Along with 4 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her son, Barry Lynn Parker in 1979, her sister Marilyn Poff, her sister Thelma Dooley, her brother William Poff, her sister Norma Wiseman, her sister Bonnie Chewning. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations maybe made to Alzheimer's Foundation of America

Published in the Orlando Sentinel on May 29, 2014
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