Marjorie A. Parkinson
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Marjorie A. Parkinson
  • October 11, 1930 - May 7, 2017
  • Edgewater, Maryland

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Marjorie Ann Parkinson of Annapolis, MD passed away peacefully at Hospice of the Chesapeake on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Born October 11, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Joseph Franklin Whittington and Agnes Parks Whittington who resided in Annapolis MD. She was a graduate of Annapolis High School and as a young woman began her career at Read’s Drug Store, where she met her lifelong partner Bernard Wesley Parkinson Sr. Marjorie and Bernard were married on August 2, 1947 and resided in Annapolis MD. She then worked as an operator for the C&P Telephone Company prior to a thirty-three year career with Annapolis Banking & Trust company as a bookkeeper. As a young woman, she enjoyed playing softball and duct pin bowling. Following retirement she enjoyed shopping and spending time with family and her grandchildren. She was an active member of the Ladies of the Annapolis Elks Lodge 622 and contributed to many volunteer activities. Marjorie is preceded in death by her parents Agnes and Joseph Whittington, a grandson Bernard Charles Parkinson, a sister Naomi Stevens and a brother Carl Whittington. Marjorie is survived by her son Bernard Wesley Parkinson Jr., of Annapolis MD, daughter Deborah Ann Greenwald, of Centreville MD, four grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Marjorie is survived by three siblings; Anna Mae Aisquith of Riva, MD; Alice Shaw of Annapolis, MD; and Conley Whittington of Davidsonville, MD.



A visitation will be held on Monday, May 15 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the John M. Taylor Funeral Home 147 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis, MD 21401, a second visitation will be held on May 16, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. prior to the funeral service at 11:00 a.m. in the Taylor Chapel. Entombment will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of the Chesapeake, 90 Richie Highway, Pasadena, MD 21122. An online guest book is available for the family at www.johnmtaylorfuneralhome.com .