Betty Parker (nee Thomas), passed away at the age of 92 on Oct. 18. She was a longtime resident of Voorhees, wife of the late Dr. Winfred E. Parker “Wimpy,” loving mother of the late Phillip G. Parker, Winfred E. Parker, Jr. and nephew David L. Maturah, devoted Grandmother of Pierre Parker, Phillip R. Parker, George Phillip Parker, David P. Maturah, Andrew Maturah, Damion Maturah, Leon Jason Salter, Samantha Maturah, as well as the beloved Great Grandmother to Kylie Hilelson Maturah and Ava Hilelson Maturah and cherished Mother-In-Law to Yvette Parker and Shirley Parker.
Betty graduated from Cheyney State Teachers College and began a 30-year career at Wister Elementary School in Philadelphia. Upon retiring she moved to Voorhees where she went on to have a second successful career in real estate.
Betty’s family will receive friends on Saturday, Nov. 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. in the Sanctuary of the Haddonfield United Methodist Church, 29 Warwick Rd., Haddonfield. Her services will follow at 11 a.m. Memorial contributions in honor of Betty may be made to the Church at the above address for Music Ministry.