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Ruby Agnes Parker

May 7, 1927 ~ September 22, 2022 (age 95)

Obituary

Ruby Agnes Digh Parker, 95, entered into eternal Glory with her Lord and Savior, September 22, 2022. Born May 7, 1927 in Rutherford County, NC, she was the daughter of the late Ed “Buddy” and Dora “Dodo” Digh.

Ruby will be forever remembered as a woman who deeply loved her family and her church, Parkwood Baptist Church in Kannapolis. She taught Sunday School for over 35 years at Parkwood. Ruby loved to sew and going on trips with the Seniors and her Sunday School class. She also played piano and loved cooking. During her working years, Ruby worked at Belk, did alterations at night, and did taxes.

Her memory will be cherished by those she has left behind, including her children, Dwight Parker, Jr. and wife Kay of Kannapolis, Larry Parker and wife Delaine of Carolina Beach, Susan Nunn and husband James of Kannapolis, Stuart Parker of Mt. Pleasant, Leigh Ann Sells and husband Jim of Mt. Pleasant, and Carl Parker of Mt. Pleasant; eight grandchildren, Daniel, Elizabeth, Anna, Bryan, Alyson, James, Rebecca, and Jamie; ten great grandchildren, Stella, Ruby, Oliver, Jordan, Tristan, Talia, Ethan, Jaxon, Landon, and Tracyn.

Aside from her parents, she was preceded in death by her beloved husband Dwight J. Parker, Sr. and her son, Edgar Parker.

A funeral service to honor Ruby’s life will be held at 11:00 AM Monday, September 26, 2022 at Parkwood Baptist Church, 1069 Central Drive, Concord. Revs. Michael Waters and Darrell Coble will officiate. Interment will follow in Carolina Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 10:00AM – 11:00 AM prior to the service at the church Monday.

The family respectfully requests memorial donations be made to Parkwood Baptist Church at the aforementioned address or to the Alzheimer’s Association at www.alz.org or by mail to 4600 Park Road #250, Charlotte, NC 28209.

Condolences may be expressed online at www.whitleysfuneralhome.com

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Services

Visitation
Monday
September 26, 2022

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Parkwood Baptist Church
1069 Central Drive
Concord, NC 28027

Funeral Service
Monday
September 26, 2022

11:00 AM
Parkwood Baptist Church
1069 Central Drive
Concord, NC 28027

Committal Service
Monday
September 26, 2022

12:15 PM
Carolina Memorial Park
Carolina Memorial Park, 601 Mt. Olivet Road
Kannapolis, NC 28083

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