Mary Louise Allen Parker
Mary Louise Allen Parker, 81, of Wilson died Thursday. Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Park. The Rev. David Barnes will officiate.
She was a retired beautician of 35 years and a member of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church.
Mrs. Parker is survived by her husband, Marvin Putney Parker; a daughter, Barbara P. Taylor and husband James of Wilson; two sons, Donnie A. Parker and wife Cheryl of Brooksville, Fla. and Danny T. Parker of Kinston; six grandchildren, James “Jim” Taylor Jr., Melissa “Missy” Taylor Inman, Mary Taylor Murphy, Michael Parker, Jennifer Parker and Daniel Parker; seven great-grandchildren, Brittany Williams, Ryan Murphy, Adrianne Turnage, David Turnage, MacKenzie Turnage, Adrian Taylor and John Taylor; a sister, Myrtle A. Rascoe of Pungo, and a brother, Benjamin Allen and wife, Joann of Terra Ceia, N.C.
The family will receive friends 1:30 - 3 p.m. Sunday at Joyner’s Funeral Home, 4100 Raleigh Road Parkway and at other times at 3709 Airport Blvd.
Flowers are welcome or memorials in her memory may be directed to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Triangle Eastern NC Chapter, 2210 Millbrook Rd. #109, Raleigh, NC 27604.
Condolences may be directed to www.joyners.net.