Willie Mae Parker, age 88, went home to be with the Lord on December 31,
She was born June 13, 1932 in Marshallville, Georgia, to Henry and Julia
Cosby. She relocated to Akron, Ohio, where she created a life and family of
her own. She retired from Kent State University after serving for over 20
years, and was a member of People’s Baptist Church. Willie Mae was very
courageous woman, who loved dancing with her husband and cooking for her
family and friends.
She was preceded in death and now reunited with her husband, Jack Parker
Sr., and sons Jack Parker Jr. and Supino Parker. She is profoundly loved
and will be greatly missed in the community, by her friends, and her
family. Left to cherish her memories are her daughters, Dolores Young, Dora
Little, and Denise D. Hicks. Grandchildren, Richard (Keya) McLaughlin,
Monique Lewis, Savannah (Jean-Claude) François, Anthony Hicks, Chauncey
Parker, Jacquelyn Little, Jefferson Hicks, and Taylor Harris. Great
grandchildren, Rikia and Richard McLaughlin Jr.; Cassidy, Chauncey Jr., and
Channing Parker; Jean-Claude III and Kennedy-Jeannise François, and host of
other relatives and friends.
Funeral services will be held….
Condolences may be sent to 1208 Mercer Ave. Akron, Ohio 44307.