OBITUARY

Ilene Joy Parker

April 30, 1927September 17, 2017
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Ilene Joy Parker, age 90, lived in Georgetown, Texas with her daughter Cora and son-in-law Mark, and passed away on Sunday, September 17, 2017 at Park Place Nursing Home. She was born in Sioux City, Iowa to parents Raymond and Louise (Schiller) Moran. Ilene worked as a Project Secretary for Jacobs Engineering for 25 years.

Family was always first for Ilene and she was the keeper of family history, stories and mementos. A bit of a pack rat when it came to savings items her children made in school or cards they had given her. Ilene collected dragons, loved to read especially mysteries, science fiction and fantasies. Nothing made her happier than having family around her and she thrived with the noise and chaos of a house filled with family and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband Martin B. Parker, Sr., sister Betty McNeil and brother Raymond (Buddy) Moran.

Ilene is survived by her four children, Martin B. Parker, Jr., Thad (JT) Parker, Cora Wadsworth, and Dennis B. Parker; daughter-in-law, Kathy Parker; son-in-law, Mark Wadsworth; six grandchildren, Jana Parker, Jennifer Cummings, Tammy Whitaker, Sarah Parker, Patti Parker and John B. Parker; one great-grandchild, Jayden Whitaker; and best friend, Roxanne Huhn.

The family will receive guests for a time of visitation from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at the Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home in Georgetown, Texas. A Funeral Mass will be held at 1:30 P.M. on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at St. Helen Catholic Church in Georgetown, Texas. Graveside services will follow at 2:30 P.M. at Our Lady of the Rosary Cemetery in Georgetown, Texas

Arrangements under the direction of Cook-Walden Davis Funeral Home, 2900 Williams Drive, Georgetown, Texas 78628 (512)863-2564.

Services

  • Visitation

    Wednesday, September 27, 2017

  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, September 28, 2017

  • Graveside Service

    Thursday, September 28, 2017

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Christopher Taylor

September 27, 2017

I'm sorry to hear that my grandma Ilene has left us. I've known her most of my life and my heart aches. Cora was the best step mom to me and it's because of how she was raised by Grandma Ilene. You will be missed.

Jane Jablonowski

September 27, 2017

We are so sorry for the loss of your dear mother, Cora. She was well cared for and very loved.

Love,
Jane and Chris

Christine Radosti

September 27, 2017

My deepest sympathies for the loss of your mother. I know how close you two were, a bond like no other. May you take comfort in knowing she is now with our Savior resting in His loving arms.

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