Mrs. Dorothy B. Parker

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Rocky Mount, NC

Dorothy Mae Parker was born September 7, 1935 in Rocky Mount, NC to Elnora and James Boddie.

Dorothy Parker accepted Christ at an early age. She was a member of the Rocky Mount Evangelistic Center. Dorothy Parker attended B.T. Washington. After high school, Dorothy moved to Brooklyn, NY.

She was joined in holy matrimony with the late Fred Parker for sixty years and to this union eight children were born.

Dorothy Parker departed this life October 4, 2018. She was preceded in death by: mother and father James and Elnora Boddie; husband Fred Parker; son Ricky Parker; one sister Mabel Boddie of Rocky Mount, NC; two brothers, William Boddie and James Boddie; one grandson, Emanuel Harris; two special friends Shirley M. Walker and Celest Kane.

She leaves to cherish her memories seven children Deborah Parker of Rocky Mount, Gwendlyn Phillips of Rocky Mount, Tina Parker of Rocky Mount, Dennis Parker of Rocky Mount, Dwayne Parker of the home, Darrell Parker of Brooklyn, NY, Karliek Parker of Rocky Mount; seventeen grandchildren; twenty-six great-grandchildren; and a host of
nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends and one very special friend Dorothy Gilmore, and Carol Person.

A Visitation for Mrs. Parker will be held from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm, with the Funeral Service following the Visitation, beginning at 1:00 pm, on Friday, October 12, 2018 at H. D. Pope Funeral Home, 325 Nash St. in Rocky Mount, NC. The Interment will take place immediately following the service in Williams-Morris Cemetery, Rocky Mount, NC.

These professional services have been entrusted to H.D. Pope Funeral Home, located at 325 Nash Street in Rocky Mount, NC.

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