Claudia G. Parvin

Published 11:19 pm Wednesday, September 17, 2008

By Staff
Mrs. Claudia Nicholls Gardner Parvin, 59, a resident of 116 Palmer Place, Washington, N.C., died Thursday September 11, 2008 at National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. She volunteered for a clinical trial researching cures for at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland in January 2008.
A memorial service will be held Saturday September 20, 2008 at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church of Washington officiated by the Reverend Danny Allen. Burial will follow in Oakdale Cemetery.
A visitation will be held Friday September 19, 2008 at 6:30-8 p.m. at Paul Funeral Home of Washington. The family will receive friends at the home located at 116 Palmer Place, Washington, N.C..
Mrs. Parvin was born in Washington, N.C. on November 26, 1948, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. George Gardner and the late Edna Earle Nicholls Gardner. She was a 1967 graduate of Washington High School. She continued her education at Greensboro Women’s College and Beaufort County Community College where she received an Associate of Arts. She worked at Gregory Poole Equipment Company for five years. She then managed the offices of C.O. Tankard Distributing Company for fifteen years. She was also a member of First United Methodist Church Kaye Buckman Circle, Addisco book club and Riverside Readers book club.
Surviving along with her husband, Robert Webster Parvin, are her daughter: Claudia Jennette Parvin Daniel and her husband Jeffrey Richard Daniel of Washington, D.C.; her two sons: Robert William Parvin and his fiaN.C./e Casey Mitchell Pike of Raleigh, N.C. and George Webster Parvin and his wife Jennifer Leigh Balaguer Parvin of Raleigh, N.C.; three sisters: Margaret Gardner Brewbaker of New Bern, N.C., Georgia Anne Atkins of Washington, N.C. and Adele Jennette Gardner of Raleigh, N.C. and a grandson: William Richard Daniel.
Flowers are appreciated or memorials may be directed to: the Marion L. Shepard Center, 628 East 12th Street Washington, N.C., 27889, First United Methodist Church, 304 West 2nd Street, Washington, N.C. or the charity or church of one’s choice.
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Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Parvin family.
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