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Lucille Rowe Parker

June 18, 1926 - December 4, 2012
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New Bern, NC died December 4, 2012 at home. Mrs. Parker's professional life began as a switch board operator at Carolina Telephone and Telegraph. After starting a family, she and her husband opened their first neighborhood store on Neuse Blvd. They expanded with a series of stores including Parker's Town N' Country. Mrs. Parker later owned and operated a successful garden center where she cultivated her love of flowers and gardening. She enjoyed traveling, spending time at her beach house and watching her grandchildren grow. Lucille is survived by a son, Gregory C. Parker and wife Jamison of New Bern; a daughter, Susan Parker Lee...
New Bern, NC

died December 4, 2012 at home.

Mrs. Parker's professional life began as a switch board operator at Carolina Telephone and Telegraph. After starting a family, she and her husband opened their first neighborhood store on Neuse Blvd. They expanded with a series of stores including Parker's Town N' Country. Mrs. Parker later owned and operated a successful garden center where she cultivated her love of flowers and gardening. She enjoyed traveling, spending time at her beach house and watching her grandchildren grow.

Lucille is survived by a son, Gregory C. Parker and wife Jamison of New Bern; a daughter, Susan Parker Lee and husband Don E. Lee III of Arapahoe; one sister, Hyacinth Lewis of Georgia; and four grandchildren.

Services will be held at 2:00 pm Friday, December 7, 2012 at Cotten Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Penny Dollar Farmer officiating. Burial will follow at Greenleaf Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 pm Thursday, December 6, 2012 at the funeral home.

Online condolences may be made to the Parker family at www.cottenfuneralhome.com

"I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I will always remember your mother with fondness. She was always so sweet and nice. I know she will be missed." Marilyn Jones Glover (Goldsboro, NC)

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