Sylvia J. Parker, 74


WILMINGTON — Sylvia J. Parker, 74, was welcomed into the loving arms of her heavenly father on September 18, 2020 at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in Wilmington, N.C.

She was born in Harnett County on September 7, 1946 to the late Oma H. and Yvonne M. Jones.

Sylvia was a member of Barlow Vista Baptist Church in Hampstead, NC where she was a Sunday School teacher, choir member, and a member of the Peace Makers Sewing Ministry. Sylvia loved the Lord and the work she did for her church.

She was preceded in death by sons, Ronald Lynn Parker and Kenneth Ray Parker and great-grandson, Titan Rae Packer.

Sylvia loved her family. She is survived by her husband of 56 years, James C. Parker of the home; son, Donald Parker and his wife, Susie, of Hampstead, NC; sisters, Brenda Ivey and husband, Linwood, of Dunn and Loretta Wall of Garner; sister-in-law, Glenda P. West of Dunn; 6 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

There will be a celebration of life at 2:00pm Saturday, October 3, 2020, at Barlow Vista Baptist Church.

The family asks instead of flowers that memorials be made to Barlow Vista Baptist Church Peace Makers Sewing Ministry, 22340 US-17, Hampstead, NC 28443.

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