Rita King Parker, 80 of 210 Oakwood Lane, Elizabeth City, NC died Monday, June 11, 2018 at her residence. She was born August 4, 1937 in Henderson County, NC to the late Guy Dixon King and Pauline Donahue King and was the wife of William Thomas Parker for sixty-two years. She was a Baptist and a homemaker.
In addition to her husband she is survived by three sons, Dwayne (Wendy) Parker of Elizabeth City, NC, Darryl (Ruby) Parker of Camden, NC, and Dennis (Tammie) of Washington, NC, a brother, Lawrence (Virginia) King of Elizabeth City, NC; five grandchildren; and three great grandchildren. She was pre-deceased by a sister, Barbara Lloyd; and a grandson, Dylan Parker.
A funeral service will be held Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. at Twiford Memorial Chapel with the Rev. F. Joe Griffith officiating. Burial will be in West Lawn Cemetery. The family will receive friends immediately following the service in the funeral home lobby and at other times at the residence. Twiford Funeral Home, Memorial Chapel, 405 East Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is serving the Parker family. You may express condolence to the family by visiting http://www.TwifordFH.com.