The Times West Virginian

Obituaries

February 12, 2013

Irene Parker

Irene H. Parker, 86, of Fairmont, formerly of Welch, passed away Saturday (Feb. 9, 2013) in Morgantown.

Born June 2, 1926 in Clell, Va., she was the daughter of the late Roy L. Hale and Mary E. Hale.

She was a graduate of Garden High School and Johnson City Business College, and was a retired bank teller with the MCNB Banks in Welch. She was a devoted member of First United Methodist Church in Welch.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, John W. “Bill” Parker; and her stepmother, Eva Hale.

Those left to cherish her memory are a son, John Wise Parker and wife Julie of Fairmont; a daughter, Mary E. Hutchinson and husband Rufus of Charlotte, N.C.; three sisters, Katy Jo Gale of Nellysford, Va., Barbara Sutherland of Grundy, Va., and Doris Gunter of Ridgeway, Va.; four grandchildren, Sarah H. Reed, Parker Hutchinson, Leigh Marteney and Alan Parker; and eight great-grandchildren. “Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure. You are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.”

Funeral service will be conducted at noon Wednesday in Douglas Mortuary Chapel in Welch with the Revs. Olen Butcher-Winfree and Alan Ashworth officiating. Burial will follow in Iaeger Memorial Cemetery in Roderfield. Friends may call at the funeral home one hour prior to the service Wednesday.

Family and friends will serve as pallbearers.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations may be made to First United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 416, Welch, WV 24801.

Douglas Mortuary of Welch is serving the Parker family.

1
Text Only
Obituaries
  • Survey on county health needs available

    A survey assessing the Marion County community’s health needs is now available online, and will be available for community members in paper form at public buildings across the county, including the public library.

    April 24, 2014

  • Deborah Warth

    Deborah Collins Warth, 55, of Fairmont, formerly of St. Albans, passed away Wednesday (March 19, 2014) at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown.

    April 24, 2014

  • Kathleen Goll

    Kathleen “Kathi” Moreman Goll, 57, of Apex, N.C., passed away in her home on Monday (April 21, 2014) from acute respiratory illness.

    April 24, 2014

  • Paul Dolog

    Paul Franklin Dolog, 19, of Dakota Community, died unexpectedly after a short, courageous battle with lymphoma.

    April 24, 2014

  • Sylvia Enos

    Sylvia Joan Enos, 83 of McClellanville, S.C., passed away surrounded by family at the home of her brother and sister-in-law in Fairmont on Thursday (April 17, 2014) after a courageous battle with cancer.

    April 24, 2014

  • Lois Harbert

    Lois Karen Harbert (nee Colvin), 77, of Spring Hill, Fla., formerly of Sagamore Hills, Ohio, passed away Monday (March 31, 2014).

    April 23, 2014

  • Emilia Carlone

    Emilia Alice Poluck Carlone, 97, of Munhall, Pa. formerly of Fairmont, died Saturday (Feb. 8, 2014) in Pittsburgh, Pa.

    April 23, 2014

  • Jennie Senkus

    Jennie Belcastro Senkus, 85, of Fairmont, died Thursday (April 17, 2014) at the home of her daughter in Flemington, N.J.

    April 23, 2014

  • Paul Dolog

    Paul Franklin Dolog, 19, of Dakota Community, died unexpectedly after a short, courageous battle with lymphoma.

    April 23, 2014

  • Shane Shaffer

    Shane Camden Shaffer, 49, of Fairmont, passed from this life Sunday (April 20, 2014) at Ruby Memorial Hospital, after a brief illness.

    April 23, 2014

House Ads
Featured Ads