Edith <I>Thomas</I> Parker

Edith Thomas Parker

Birth
Polkton, Anson County, North Carolina, USA
Death 9 Sep 2012 (aged 89)
Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Burial Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 96828517 · View Source
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Edith Thomas Parker of Charleston, South Carolina, wife of the late Samuel Bruce Parker, Sr., entered into eternal rest Sunday, September 9, 2012.

A Funeral Service will be held Thursday, September 13, 2012, in Ashley River Baptist Church, 1101 Savannah Hwy. at 1:00 pm. Interment will follow in Live Oak Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends Wednesday, September 12, 2012, in J. HENRY STUHR, INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway, between 4:00 and 6:00 p.m.

Edith was born August 13, 1923, in Polkton, North Carolina, daughter of the late Columbus Claude Thomas and Lessie Taylor Thomas.

She was a devoted wife of 67 years, loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother.

Edith was very active in her church and especially enjoyed participating in the music ministry.

In addition to being a wonderful homemaker, she was an expert tailor working with several retailers before opening her home-based alteration business.

She is survived by her daughter, Carole P. Albrecht (Charlie) of Mount Pleasant, SC; her son, S. B. "Sonny" Parker, Jr. (Allie) of Charlotte, NC; two grandchildren, S. B. "Tripp" Parker, III (Mary) and Ashley P. Lance (Brad); and four great-grandchildren, Brice, Sarah, and Jacob Parker, and Parker Lance. She is also survived by two sisters, Buena Yost and Joyce Thomas Roszack; three brothers, S. J., Herbert, and Billy Thomas; as well as many nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to Ashley River Baptist Church, 1101 Savannah Highway, Charleston, SC, 29407 or The Hospice Center of Charleston, 676 Wando Park Blvd, Mount Pleasant, SC, 29464.

Published in Charleston Post & Courier on September 11, 2012


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  • Created by: Juanda Owens B.
  • Added: 10 Sep 2012
  • Find A Grave Memorial 96828517
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Edith Thomas Parker (13 Aug 1923–9 Sep 2012), Find A Grave Memorial no. 96828517, citing Live Oak Memorial Gardens, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Juanda Owens B. (contributor 46581824) .