The Herald Banner, Greenville, TX

October 5, 2013

Doris Parker


GREENVILLE — Doris Parker, 77, passed away Oct. 3, 2013, in Greenville.

Doris was born July 8, 1936, to George and Suzie Paterni in Wellsburg, Iowa. Doris met and later married Gary Parker on April 27, 1955, in Wellsburg, Iowa.

Doris was preceded in death by her parents, George and Suzie; her beloved husband, Gary; and one great-grandchild, Haley Bell.

Those left to celebrate her life include her sons, Mike Parker and wife Freida, Donnie Parker and wife Shelly, and Ronnie Parker and wife Carmen; daughter Connie Wray;  grandchildren Jacob Wray, Britanny Bell, Ethan Parker, Michael Mauldin and wife Mandy, Ryan Parker and wife Amy, Brooklyn Sims and husband Jonathan, Summer Parker and Brooks Parker; great-grandchildren Mattie, Jackson, Chenoa, and River; and a sister, Leola Babcock and husband Duane. Close to her heart are Floyd Wray and numerous nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.

A funeral service will be Monday at 2 p.m. at Peters Funeral Home in Greenville. Interment will immediately follow the service at Memoryland Memorial Park.

A gathering of family and friends will be from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Her grandsons will serve as pallbearers. 

In lieu of flowers the family has requested that donations be made in Doris’ name to Relay for Life.org or the American Cancer Society.

Condolences may be made at www.petersfh.com


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