Betty Dave Parker
Betty Dave Parker
  • November 19, 1935 - November 24, 2015
  • Goldsboro, North Carolina

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Betty Gardner Parker, age 80, of Goldsboro, NC, departed this life on November 24, 2015.

She was born on November 19, 1935 in Nash County to the late Atlas Hall Gardner and Erline Gardner Taylor. She worked as a sales clerk for many years at Belk Tyler’s of Goldsboro. She graduated from Rocky Mount High School in 1954 and was a member of Trinity Baptist Church f Goldsboro.

Betty is survived by her loving husband of 58 years, Walter J. Parker; children, Phyllis Parker, Valerie Park and her husband, Terry A. Ford, Alan Parker, Wade Parker and Felicia Parker; brother, Leo Taylor; sister, Joyce Arp; grandchildren, Terry R. Ford, Samantha Ford, Dallas Parker, Kara Harrell, Ashley Parker, Walter Harrell, Jamie Parker, Jake Parker; and seven great-grandchildren.

A visitation will be held 30 minutes prior to the service.

A Celebration of Betty’s life will be held on Friday, November 27, 2015 at 12:00 PM in the chapel at Johnson Funerals and Cremations, 661 English Road, Rocky Mount, NC. 27804. The Rev. Brad Mitchell will be officiating.

Interment will follow at Rocky Mount Memorial Park following the service.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made in Betty’s name to the Kidney Foundation.

Arrangements are entrusted to Johnson Funerals and Cremations, 661 English Road, Rocky Mount NC. Online condolences may be sent to the family at