Helen L. Parker went to be with her Heavenly Father on January 4, 2019 at the Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation Center. She was born January 30, 1924 in Washington County, NC to the late Mark E. Leary and Dora Biggs Leary. Helen was predeceased by her husband, Sanford M Parker; daughter, Carolyn P Woodhouse; great grandson, Thomas Hicks; sisters, Christine, Beatrice, Juanita and Lucy; and brothers, Charles, Phillip Ray and Ervin.
Helen is survived by her granddaughters, Kimberly Hicks, Karen Honoré (Kevin); great grandsons, Michael, Sean and Kyle; a brother, Carlton W. Leary; and a special friend from their early teen days, Wilchester Herschberger.
Helen was active in her church and garden club. She loved and was devoted to her family.
A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family would like for you to donate to your favorite charity. The family would like to thank the staff at the Elizabeth City Health and Rehabilitation Center for their caring over the years.
Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Parker family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at www.TwifordFH.com.
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