Carolina Funeral Home & Carolina Memorial Gardens

7113 Rivers Ave, North Charleston, SC


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Thelma "Doris" R. Parker

August 10, 1924July 24, 2020

Thelma R. Parker (Doris), the wife of late, John Ervin Parker, 95, of Summerville, SC entered into eternal rest on July 24, 2020. Mrs. Parker was born on August 10, 1924 in Bishopville, SC to the late Henry and Mary Radcliffe of Lee County, SC.

She was a devoted and giving woman who retired from Civil Service in 1973. She was a longtime member North Charleston United Methodist Church.

She is survived by her son, John E. Parker III (Kay) of Bonneau, SC, daughter, Marilyn Willard (Ron) of Ladson, SC, 7 grandchildren (one preceded her in death), 12 great-grandchildren, 2 great great-grandchildren, 5 nieces and 6 nephews.

Family and friends are invited to attend her funeral service on Thursday, July 30, 2020 at 11AM at Faith Assembly of God, 337 Farmington Road, Summerville, SC. Guests are asked to follow social distancing guidelines while attending the services and please wear a face mask. A private interment will be held at Carolina Memorial Park Cemetery.


  • A Celebration of Life Service

    Thursday, July 30, 2020


Thelma "Doris" R. Parker

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Mark and Teresa Parler

July 29, 2020

We will be praying for you and your family. What a sweet lady. A godly lady. Precious memories she leaves behind for us all to learn from.
Brother Parker and Ms Kay We love you and we will be thinking of you especially tomorrow.

Leon & Barbara Locklear

July 28, 2020

Parker John,
Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time. Doris was a lovely and caring person. Vincent and Lauren loved your mother and it was a treat for them to sit next to her during a sermon at NC United Methodist.

Leon & Barbara Locklear