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Ruth Zachery Parker - b. LaGrange, Georgia 1926-2013

Posted: 6 Jul 2013 10:06AM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Surnames: Wilkes, Zachery, Graham, Thornton
YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – Funeral services will be at noon on Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at St. Augustine Episcopal Church for Mrs. Ruth A. Parker, 87, who departed this life Sunday, June 30, 2013, at Park Vista Retirement Community.

Mrs. Parker was born April 22, 1926, in LaGrange, Ga., a daughter of Ed and Julia F. Wilkes Zachery.

She was a licensed practical nurse for Park Vista Retirement Community and a member of the church.

Her husband, Glen W. Parker Sr., whom she married in September of 1957, died Jan. 2, 1982.

She leaves her children, Brenda L. Parker of Struthers, Ohio, John E. (Marietta) Graham, Walter (Elise) Graham, Julia F. (Dale) Holland, Ruth A. Parker, and Glen W. Parker Jr., all of Youngstown, Sandi Williams of Columbus and James (Carol) Rolland of Youngstown; 17 grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Rose M. Wellington; a brother, Harvey F. Zachery; two sisters, Bessie L. Thornton and Mary Frances Zachery; granddaughter, Danielle L. Parker; and a grandson, Terrell Rolland.

Friends may call from 11 to noon on Friday at the church.

Arrangements are being handled by the F.D. Mason Memorial Funeral Home.


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