Mary Ellen Parker

Matthew GorrySports Writer

February 11, 2013

Mary Ellen Parker, age 91, of Raleigh, passed away Saturday, February 9, 2013.

Mrs. Parker was born September 21, 1921 in Americus, GA the daughter of the late Mary Julia Flatt and William Calvin Flatt.

She was a graduate of both Georgia Southwestern and Georgia State Colleges for Women. She was a member of Hayes Barton United Methodist Church.

Preceding her in death was her husband Robert Miller Parker in 2000; daughter Judy Powell in 2004.

Those left to cherish her memories are daughters Taffy Jordan of Salisbury, Becky Lawson of Chattanooga, TN, Ellen Shintay of Raleigh and Liz Kelleher of Greensboro; 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

Memorial Service: 11:00 AM Wednesday, February 13, at Hayes Barton United Methodist Church in Raleigh with the Rev. Rick Clayton and the Rev. Fred Jordan officiating.

Memorials may be sent to the Hayes Barton UMC, Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 6088, Raleigh, NC 27628-6088.

Summersett Funeral Home is assisting the Parker family. Online condolences may be made at www.summersettfuneralhome.com.