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Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel, Benson
Tuesday December 28th, 2021
1:45pm - 2:45pm

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Rose & Graham Funeral Home Chapel, Benson
Tuesday December 28th, 2021

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Josephine Stewart Parker

Mrs. Josephine Stewart Parker, age 90, passed away at her residence on Thursday, December 23, 2021 with her family by her side. Funeral Services will be 3:00PM-Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Rose and Graham Funeral Chapel in Benson, NC. Bishop Dennis Smith will officiate. Burial will follow in the Benson City Cemetery in Benson, NC.

Mrs. Parker was born in Harnett County NC to the late Jesse and Elvia Johnson Stewart. She was preceded in death by her husbands, Calvin C. Parker, and Macon Pearce, great-grandson, Cullen Reece Parker, daughter-in-law, Edna Barefoot Parker, sisters, Della Slye and Magdalene Black, brothers, Walter Stewart, Jesse Martin Stewart, Robert Stewart and Thomas Stewart. Mrs. Parker retired from Dorothea Dix Hospital and also Holly Hill Hospital. She was a longtime faithful member of Unity Pentecostal Church for as long as she was physically able to attend.

Surviving include her son, Calvin Parker, Jr., daughter, Joan Spence and husband, Andy; grandchildren, Kevin Parker and wife Amy, Trent Parker and wife, Erica, Chris Spence and wife Carmen, and Melisa Ramsey and husband, Johnny; great-grandchildren, Alexa Parker, Chloe Parker, Colby Parker, Tori Ramsey, Jovi Ramsey, Levi Ramsey; sister-in-law, Rose Stewart; many nieces and nephews

The family will receive friends from 1:45PM-2:45PM, Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at Rose and Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC and other times at the home of Joan and Andy Spence 174 Spence Lane, Angier, NC 27501.

The family appreciates your thoughts and prayers.

Flowers are welcomed.

Condolences may be made at www.roseandgraham.com

Arrangements by Rose & Graham Funeral Home in Benson, NC.

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Joan, My heart is hurting for you bc you have lost your mama. She loved & cared for you and then the role was reversed. Now you have to adjust to a new normal.. which I can tell you is not easy. Lean on God & your family. Big hugs & prayers. Pam

Pam Price Dec 28 2021 9:29 AM

I am so sorry to hear about your Mother's passing. I have lost my Mother and Father and it is so hard to say goodby to the. The hardest thing is to loose you spouse which I did December the 8th. I feel like part of me is gone.
My prayers and thoughts are with you and your family.

Sharon Eatmon

Sharon W. Eatmon Dec 27 2021 2:37 AM

Ms. Josephine was a beautiful person. I have many fond memories from my childhood as she was a great friend to my mom, Christine. Her kindness will always be remembered by all. God bless you all.

Jackie Mercer Dec 26 2021 8:38 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Josephine Parker

Barbara Swanson Dec 26 2021 1:20 PM